Like any entrepreneurial journey, Parveez have had his fair share of ups and downs, which has immensely helped in moving forwards and to be what he is today. Starting out in June 2011 with just 2 employees to a 140+ team with offices across several locations in Assam, ERC Eye Care under his leadership have been consistently delivering on the model of affordable, accessible, inclusive and "on demand" eye care to a vast underserved population in the Eastern India.
Parveez, besides building a world class eye care services company, also takes keen interest in local skill development in eye care segment, and has been facilitating several local youth to undergo training to become employable in eye care service.
An avid traveler and reader, Parveez is most happy to be on the road, soaking the sights and sounds of this rich and colorful land, the North East, which he calls home.
Being born and grown up in Upper Assam, Parveez did his schooling from Don Bosco School, Dibrugarh and later moved to Guwahati in 1995 for his Intermediate at the famous Cotton College, and later joined Guwahati Medical College for Graduation in Medical Science. Parveez completed his Ophthalmology Post Graduation Residency from the same college in 2007
After completing her Textile Engineering in December 2012, she Joined ERC Eye Care in its very nascent stage in January 2013. She is one of the oldest team members of ERC Eye Care, having seen the many stages and challenges ERC has gone through. At the early stages, like all start-up employees, she was multitasking from Operations to Finance, much before these became separate vertical. This gave her the advantage of basic knowledge about all aspects of the company, and has a good understanding of the Operations. Currently she is looking after the Logistics & Distribution vertical, ensuring quality product delivery on time to patients at the most affordable rates.
With almost 20 years of experience in various products and services firms across the country, Sanku Sarma, presently heads the Hospital Operations at ERC. He joined ERC Eye Care in April 2015 as GM - Finance & Accounts.
Passing out from Darrang College, Assam in 1999 in Commerce, He immediately joined Kothari Products as Supervisor. He joined Hyundai Electronics in 2006 in the Commercial Accounts division. After several years outside Assam in many cities across the country and having also completed his MBA in Finance from Asia Pacific Institute of Management in 2006, he joined Videocon as Branch Commercial Controller.
Akash is working as a Senior Finance Manager at ERC Eyecare and also runs his financial advisory firm called Gamma Advisors in the capacity of Founder and CEO. He has experience of working in both academia and industry, taking previous positions as an Assistant Professor of Finance at Indian School of Business and Finance (ISBF) and at the Pune Institute of Business Management. Prior to this he worked as an analyst in the Private Equity and M&A domain. Akash is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Finance from Assam Don Bosco University.
He has a strong passion for understanding and analyzing companies and is trained in DCF analysis, Dividend Discount Model, Relative Valuation using multiples to name a few methods of valuation. He had professional use of his expertise while working as an analyst at Caspian Impact Investments where he worked for one of most highly rated Impact Investing PE Fund called India Financial Inclusion Fund (IFIF). He has also worked as a Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst in an energy consulting firm called ENV Energy Advisers.
Akash has presented papers in various international and national conferences along with publications in some of the highly respected peer-reviewed journals such as "Prajnan" (National Institute of Banking Management), Journal of Public Financial Management (National Institute of Financial Management) etc.
He has an MSc in Banking and International Finance from Toulouse Business School, France and completed his Bachelor of Commerce with honors in Finance from Gauhati Commerce College. He also has a certification in Equity Derivatives from National Institute of Securities Market (NISM).