Sylvia Chandel is a Vice President with responsibility for originating new business as well as analyzing, assessing and underwriting legal risk and is based in Dubai.
Prior to joining Burford, Ms. Chandel worked at InvestBank, where she focused on maximizing recoveries and restructuring. She previously worked as Vice President in the Credit Restructuring Department at First Abu Dhabi Bank, where she managed a large portfolio of accounts as part of a select team created in response to financial crisis. She has been involved in credit, remedial and restructuring work in some of the biggest disputes in the UAE over the last decade.
Ms. Chandel earned her BA in Economics from the University of Delhi and her MBA in Finance from the Hindu Institute of Management.