Shalini founded E2Exchange in 2011. Its mission is to create the UK’s leading organisation supporting entrepreneurs and helping them accelerate the growth of their businesses in a nurturing and dynamic environment. Shalini was an Investment Direct or at LDC the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group and led LDC’s off-market origination network. Shalini joined LDC from Lloyds Banking Group where she ran the Group’s ‘plain vanilla’ International Trade Finance business whilst chairing the Lloyds TSB’s Emerging Leaders programme.
Prior to working for Lloyds TSB, Shalini along with three former Managing Directors of Deutsche Bank, set up the world’s first online ‘bank to bank’ trade finance company. She was a management accountant at Deutsche Bank and has worked in various finance related roles for Bankers Trust International Bank, Natwest Bank and Coopers & Lybrand. Shalini is also a Director on the Development Board of The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, a Mentor for IBM Smartcamp and a Champion for Tech London Advocates.