Our Leadership

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Lester Fernandes

Michelle Fernandes

Michelle Fernandes


Founder Director & CEO


Lester Fernandes is the CEO of BUDSTA Analytics & Insights and a member of the Founding Board of Directors. Prior to BUDSTA, Lester held multiple leadership roles at Accenture, Cap Gemini, Polaroid and Tata Consultancy across diverse geographies - the US, Europe and Asia Pacific. Lester holds an MBA from Babson College, USA and an undergraduate degree from the University of Mumbai, India.

Michelle Fernandes CFO

Michelle Fernandes

Michelle Fernandes

Michelle Fernandes


Founder Director & CFO


Michelle Fernandes is the CFO of BUDSTA Analytics & Insights and responsible for the company’s finance, marketing and operations as Founding Director. She has been an Investment Banker and Premier Wealth Manager at various Fortune 100 Banks. Michelle holds a management degree from Xavier Institute of Management and an undergraduate degree from the University of Mumbai, India.