Our Team

Belfrics is a premier cryptocurrency exchange developed by a team of energetic, multi-skilled and vibrant problem solvers. Belfrics comprises of a team of financial trading professionals with rich experience in various markets and commodities coupled with a vision for the future of digital assets. Our aim is to open the doors of digital asset trading to as many people as we can and help them benefit from this with the development of an ever-improving exchange platform.

Core Management Team

Praveenkumar

Chairman and CEO

Praveen is the founder and CEO of Belfrics Group. He has over 15 years of experience in financial markets with specific expertise in OTC and exchange-traded derivatives. He has served multiple financial institutions in India, the Middle East and Far east and has provided liquidity solutions to various exchanges. He was instrumental in providing liquidity solutions for soft commodity derivative contracts in Indian and Singaporean exchanges. He owns an IT and financial services firm, providing solutions to FOREX and commodity market participants. He is constantly involved with various regulatory authorities in drafting frameworks and policies for OTC market participants. His deep understanding of trading platforms and technology associated with payment solutions has fueled Belfrics’ technology conceptualisation.
Praveenkumar

Chairman & CEO

Maya

Co-Founder & Administrative Director

Maya is the Co-founder and Administrative Director for Belfrics Group of Companies. Her passion for administration and her ability to nurture excellence has been instrumental for Belfrics’ expansion globally. She holds a Masters Degree in Science and carry a decade of experience in managing start-ups and MNCs. Maya’s experience in people management and her understanding of financials markets dynamics is an essential asset for Belfrics growth globally.
Maya

Co-Founder & Administrative Director

Jabeer

Group Chief Operating Officer

Jabeer has done his Masters in International Trade Management and holds extensive experience in OTC markets. With over 12 years of operational experience in International Financial Markets including equity, commodity and FX, Jabeer takes care of operations at Belfrics Global as Chief operating officer. Jabeer has worked with major broking firms in India and Dubai for over a decade. His composure with respect to business development and understanding of the online derivative markets trading space provides a crucial advantage for us in positioning our product offerings in the cryptocurrency domain.
Jabeer

Group Chief Operating Officer

Regional Directors

Justus Kimasyu

Director - Operations - Kenya

Justus has a strong passion for the currency markets and he heads our operations in Kenya. He is a high energy executive in the financial market. He has worked as a cross functional, senior management professional and has developed skills across sales, marketing, service delivery, operations & strategic functions. He specialises in developing sales, processes, functions and driving organisational strategy at the ground level. With over 5 years of hard core experience in the OTC foreign exchange market, he has gained the expertise required to assist potential business partners in the financial markets across Africa. Justus Holds a diploma in Business Management.
Justus Kimasyu

Director – Operations – Kenya

Chris Oyeniyi

Director - Accounts & Finance - Nigeria

Chris holds a first-class accounting degree from Oxford Brookes University in the UK. He is a chartered accountant and a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants in the UK. He is also a certified professional accountant in British Columbia, Canada.
He started his career as an auditor and later moved on to financial advisory and business consulting with experience across several business sectors in Nigeria spanning over 9 years. He last worked with the Nigerian International Securities Limited, a member of the Nigerian stock exchange as the Head of finance & investments before venturing into his own full time practice as a business consultant.
Chris Oyeniyi

Director – Accounts & Finance – Nigeria

Jeremiah Ukachukwu

Director - Administration - Nigeria

Jeremiah is an Alumnus of Imo State University and Urban University in Rome, Italy where he bagged a Bachelor of Arts degree (BA) and Bachelor of Philosophy in Legal Studies and philosophy respectively. Before venturing into private business, he worked with a reputable financial institution and consulting firms in Nigeria and has extensive knowledge in human resources management, business consultancy, portfolio management, and training. He is well traveled in the business world with robust experience in international trade. Jay is also a well known Crypto Consultant in the Nigerian Crypto Space having traveled in and outside Nigeria for seminars, symposia, conferences, workshops and training on Fin-Tech and blockchain Technology. He is the chairman of Inks Aion the Nigeria Ltd, Auxano Aion Investment Ltd and an Executive director at L'Insoumis international Ltd.
Jeremiah Ukachukwu

Director – Administration – Nigeria

Nkiruka Okoro

Director - Support Services - Nigeria

Nkiru holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (BA) In the English Language from Abia State University in Okigwe, Nigeria. She is an experienced professional with a wealth of knowledge in Customer Service, having worked in the customer service department of a reputable international airline for 12 years which included her winning multiple awards. She is highly customer centric with excellent relationship building skills as evidenced by various certificates of customer service trainings in London. She is a co-founder of Auxano AION Investment Ltd and has been in the cryptocurrency world for 2 years.
Nkiruka Okoro

Director – Support Services – Nigeria

Victor Evoh

Director - Sales & Marketing - Nigeria

Victor holds a Bachelor of Geography degree from the University of Nigeria in Nsukka. He is a member of reputable professional institutes in Nigeria and has undergone several training programmes in Systems Management, Project Management and Procurement Methods. He has also worked in the ICT and Securities Services Sector in the last 12 years. Victor is a seasoned professional who facilitates the creation and development of innovation and improves efficiency of operations.
Victor Evoh

Director – Sales & Marketing – Nigeria

Vazeem Jadeer

Director - Customer Support - India

Has an excellent understanding of trading platforms, equity, commodity and FX dealing and an acumen for customer service.
Vazeem Jadeer

Director – Customer Support – India

Pengiran Hafiz

Director - Operations - Asia Pacific

An innovative thinker with a proven track record of increasing revenues, establishing networks, streamlining workflow and creating a conducive environment for a team to work in and be productive in.
Pengiran Hafiz

Director – Operations – Asia Pacific

Senior Management Team

Satish Sekar

Partner- Blockchain solutions

An entrepreneur with a career of consistency, dedication, and proven track record. An MSc Graduate in purchasing and supply chain management from the University of Westminister(London) with certification from Charted Institute of Purchasing and supply chain management CIPS (UK) has worked for over a decade in building technology products in the field of supply chain management. Satish Shekar had ventured into entrepreneurship in the year 2017 and there on he has been consulting various start-ups before he could start to build his own product. Satish has also invested in a few start-ups and continues to consult a few other start-ups. Satish Shekar is also the CEO and founder of YoSync (Synk Labs Pvt Ltd), a start-up incubated at the International Institute of Information - Bangalore specialised in providing blockchain products and services across domains.
 Satish Sekar

Partner- Blockchain solutions

G Subramanya VRK Rao,

Associate Head of Research and Development

Rao has over twenty-five years of work experience, which include Government, Industry, Academia and Research career. While Dr Rao earned multiple International Technology awards from ITU (United Nations), EPA (USA), Computerworld etc., Dr Rao was also awarded multiple Government / Industry / Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Research grants from Intel, NWO (The Netherlands), DEiTY (Govt. of India) etc. A PhD Gold-medalist, Dr Rao did his Postdoctoral Research work at Telkom Center of Excellence attached to the University of Fort Hare, South Africa. Author of the Book entitled “WiMax – A Wireless Technology Revolution” and Editor of the book entitled “Web Services Security and E-Business”, Dr Rao regularly files Patents and Trademarks.
G Subramanya VRK Rao,

Associate Head of Research and Development

Senthil Kumaran

Chief Technology Officer

Highly motivated software engineer with very good knowledge of solving problems with efficient algorithms using most efficient data structures. Interested and worked toward algorithms related to machine learning natural language processing and information retrieval. Senthil holds an MS from the University of Texas and is the chief architect of the software development division. His strong understanding of data science and machine learning capabilities ensures that Belfrics applications are highly scalable and innovative.
Senthil Kumaran

Chief Technology Officer

Santhosh Palavesh

Chief Innovation Officer

Possesses over 10 years of experience and expertise in digital transformation ranging from technology to digital marketing to blockchain.
Santhosh Palavesh

Chief Innovation Officer

Sibi C John

Senior Executive - Dealing

Sibi C John

Senior Executive – Dealing

Advisory Members

Murali Krishnan

Advisor, Strategic Planning

Over 14 years of experience and expertise in Family Office Management, Portfolio Management, Equity (International and Domestic), Real Estate Funds and Structured Products.

Murali Krishnan

Advisor, Strategic Planning

Fairuz Omar

Advisor, Oil and Gas Sector

Has been involved in EPCC/EPCIC downstream and upstream projects for the past 12 years with a focus on project management and procurement.
Fairuz Omar

Advisor, Oil and Gas Sector