Charu Bahl

CFO | Principal
Expertise: Strategic planning, process reengineering, business transformation & reorganization, automatization and digitization program management, expense efficiencies and FP&A

Charu Bahl is a highly experienced Finance executive with 24 years of expertise in Change Management, Business Transformation, and Strategic Planning across various industries, including Financial Services, Payments, Food & Beverage, Clean Energy, Commercial Real Estate, and Publishing. Her skills span Accounting, Business Process Reengineering with Automation and Digitization, Global FP&A, and project management for Regulatory and Compliance initiatives.

Charu excels as a trusted advisor to senior executives, contributing to system and process development, and delivering business growth solutions. In her recent role with a Clean Energy Advisory & Project Management startup, she crafted strategic growth plans, managed vendors, and facilitated DOE grant acquisition. Her cost-effective offshore operations setup and continuous improvement mindset have yielded substantial savings. She’s adept at engaging with Boards, C-Suite, and Regulators across international locations.

Charu holds an MBA from Delhi University and a bachelor’s degree in commerce & accounting from Delhi, India. With a global perspective, she has worked in 5 countries over the last 25 years, now calling NYC home. Additionally, she serves as an Advisory Member at Mercy College for Post Graduate Certificate Programs and has advised startups in the Food & Beverage and CRE industries in the UK.

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