Afzaal is responsible for Finance and Business Development. He is also a part-time money manager and an independent equity research analyst in Indian stock markets. In his previous role, he worked as a research analyst at Karvy Stock Broking Ltd., Hyderabad for 4 years covering equities in the Indian stock markets. He has extensive experience in financial projections and company valuations. He started his career working as a mechanical engineer at DRDL (Defense R&D Lab), a unit of DRDO (Defense R&D Organization, Government of India) in Hyderabad. He holds an MBA in Finance and Investments from Baruch College, City University of New York and a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) degree majoring in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University (Muffakham Jah College), Hyderabad.