Dilip Kalyan qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1988. Shortly thereafter, he joined SA Clothing Industries as a Proactive Accountant where he quickly moved up through the ranks to be appointed Group Financial Director in 1997; a position he held for 11 years. He was then head-hunted to join a start-up multi-national engineering company where he was appointed Financial Director responsible for group financial responsibilities. In total, Kalyan has over 14 years’ experience in an executive management position where he was directly involved in planning with the board of directors, the critical review of operations performance against budgets and plans, and ensuring compliance with local and international legal and statutory requirements. He describes himself as results driven; a strong motivator with good business acumen. At AHRI – SANTHE’s Lead Institute - Kalyan is responsible for financial planning, financial record keeping, financial reporting, and the management of financial risks.