#CapTech2023 Festival- Where Business Growth Meets Capital- Tuesday 24 October 2023 to Friday 27 October 2023- ICC Sydney Australia

Executive Board

Raman Bhalla

Raman Bhalla, President

Raman Bhalla is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sydney Investors, Professionals and Business Networking Group Incorporated (SIPBN). SIPBN was set up in 2021.

Raman has extensive contacts in the private equity, debt, venture capital, family offices arenas as well as within high-net worth individuals in Australia and overseas markets.

Previously, Raman worked with several Australian and Global investment banks in senior executive management roles. He has previously assisted clients to raise capital through public offerings, private equity, venture capital, debt instruments, cross border transactions and mergers/ acquisitions.

Raman is passionate about building businesses and facilitating international trade, business, and investment. His extensive international business, professional and political network reach includes Australia, India, Middle East, the US, Israel, Hong Kong and China.

Raman also acts as Non-Executive Director for private companies, start- up enterprises, companies in growth phase and not-for-profit organizations and adds significant value for stakeholders. He is focussed on helping Australian businesses grow and become successful.

Raman completed his executive education at Harvard Business School in Private Equity and Venture Capital. He is a Chartered Accountant, FCPA, CIMA and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Jay Raman (OAM), Vice President

Jay Raman founded and set up Sri Om Foundation an aged care and Disability services organisation and is currently the Vice President of Sri Om Foundation.

Gurusway is the recipient of an Order of Australia Medal – the highest civilian award in Australia, for his services and contributions to the aged care sector. He has been also associated, in various capacities, with Auburn Diversity Services Inc (Auburn Migrant Resource Centre) which helps with the settlement of new migrants and refugees in Australia.

Guruswamy has a Masters of Science degree , is a Graduate Associate from Institute of Company Directors, Australia and has a  Graduate Diploma in Aged Care from UNSW, Sydney

Jay Raman
George Bilic

George Bilic, Analyst Government Relations

George Bilic is the Government Relations Analyst and a Director of Sydney Investors, Professionals and Business Networking Group Incorporated (SIPBN).

George has focused his career primarily in the General Insurance Industry. Since 2010 he has worked as a licenced Factual Investigator specialising in injury cases including workers compensation, compulsory third party and public liability.

George acts as a Company Secretary for an aged-care facility in Sydney where he has also served as a director on the Board.

George has established networks in public affairs, having been elected and served two terms as a Local Government Councillor at Blacktown City Council where he gained invaluable experience in advocacy, governance and budgeting processes as well as an understanding of relations between Federal State and Local Governments. His hobbies include community work, politics, golf, table tennis, Gregorian Chant and road travel.

George is keen to utilise his analytical, relationship building and report writing skills to benefit Investors as they explore and realise the many and varied commercial opportunities in Australia.

Balvinder Ruby JP LREA, Memberships and Communication

Balvinder is an entrepreneur, realtor, provocateur, thought leader and a writer all in one. Balvinder has extensive experience in a wide range of areas including Real Estate, Information Technology, Business Development, Media and Community Services. Balvinder is a Director Hexagon property and Investments and Founder Executive Board Member of Sydney Investors Professionals and Business Network Inc.

Balvinder has been a contributor and is a Brand Ambassador of Times of India. He has been Co-Chairman of GOPIO International, Media Council and President of Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) Sydney. He is a President of Brunch at Wenty Toastmasters Club.

Sanjav Bhalla

Sanjiv Bhalla, Justice of Peace & Treasurer

Sanjiv Bhalla is the Treasurer and an Executive Board member of Sydney Investors, Professionals and Business Networking Group Incorporated (SIPBN).

Sanjiv is the co-founder of RSB Hexagon which is a mufti-disciplinary financial services firm providing services in business advisory, accounting, tax, financing, real estate investments and wealth management.

Sanjiv has in-depth understanding of the mortgage, home loans and real estate markets in Australia. He excels in providing customised solutions to his clients to build wealth in real estate by providing financing as well as locating the right real estate for clients.

Prior to founding RSB Hexagon, Sanjiv worked as financial controller for a leading financial services company in Sydney. Sanjiv is a Chartered Accountant, CPA and holds Master of Commerce degree.

Sanjiv is very active in social arena in Sydney and is involved in organising various community events. His hobbies include travel, badminton, and movies.

Sarah Morgan, Operations and Projects

Sarah is a business owner and works with SME organizations on their leadership and business strategies. Accredited in psychometrics, emotional quotient and people motivation. Certified Board Facilitator, Neurolinguistics Practitioner and Time-Line Therapist. Has held board seats for Parramatta Chamber of Commerce and Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal.

Sarah knows that you can’t have good economics or healthy organizational culture without leadership. Sarah’s why is to create a leadership culture and mindset for all people in your organization for betterment today and for a prosperous future.

With a vision to change the way organizations think and behave, Sarah works with leaders in a multitude of industries to be able to change their team culture and create a world of thoughtful leaders.

Well-versed in behaviour styles, communication and emotional intelligence, Sarah has developed a suite of tools to educate improvements in leadership for organizations to be able to leave behind a legacy that impacts the way business is conducted.

This knowledge and change is the foundation of the Global Leaders coaching program – Influential Leaders designed for ambitious, talented managers of teams.​

Sarah Morgan