Mr. Akshay Gupta has more than 20 years of experience in Banking, Asset Management and Capital Markets with last 14 years of experience in the Asset Management Industry in India. Prior to joining Indiabulls Group, he was associated with Peerless Asset Management as a Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer for more than 6 years, wherein he led the initiative to setup a new Asset Management Company and made it one of the fastest growing new AMCs in India. He worked with ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company from 2002-2007 as a Business Head handling the entire front end including Sales, Marketing, Strategy, Products, International Business and Customer service and was part of the Senior Management team that made it the largest and most successful AMC at that time. Prior to joining the AMC industry, Mr. Akshay Gupta was a Banker having worked in ABN AMRO Bank and HSBC working in capital markets and assets. In his various tenures with AMCs and Banks, Mr. Akshay Gupta spearheaded Sales, Strategy, Marketing, Wealth Management, Fund Management and Product Portfolios. Mr. Akshay Gupta holds a management degree in Finance & Marketing from FMS, Delhi and graduated as an engineer from Delhi. He is presently working with Indiabulls as the Group Executive Head & CEO -Asset Management and other fee income businesses. Several thought leadership articles on asset management and financial planning authored by Mr. Gupta have been published in leading print media.
Ambar looks after the Private Equity business with a focus on Real estate. A Chartered Accountant, Ambar brings with him substantial deal-making and structuring experience in the Real Estate sector. Prior to joining Indiabulls AMC, Ambar was associated with JLL as Managing Director, where he successfully ran five businesses including Corporate Finance, Education, Healthcare and Social Housing, Special Development Initiatives and Infrastructure. He had worked with DTZ for over five years profitably leading the Investment Advisory business for India which included Capital Raising, Valuations and Strategic Consulting Services. Additionally, the firm’s presence in the West India for other service lines that included Commercial Leasing, Project Management and Research were set-up under Ambar’s leadership. With an overall experience of over 20 years in India and Australia, Ambar has been focusing on the Real Estate sector for the last 10 years. His non real estate stints as an investment banker included IL&FS where he set up the Fee Based Investment Banking business for India, Ambit Corporate Finance and KPMG.
Mr. Deepak Nair has a total work experience of 16 years in the financial markets, out of which 11 years have been in wealth management & private banking and 5 years in an AMC. He started his career as an Investment advisor in ABN AMRO Bank, moved to Prudential ICICI AMC and worked in various capacities for 5 years handling banks, national distributors and institutional sales . He also headed a pan India role for SME Business development with prime responsibilities including tie ups with the SME focussed banks, distributor management and assisting the National Sales head in expanding business. He moved to ABN AMRO Private bank and then to Standard Chartered Private Bank handling the HNI and Ultra HNI business, his most recent role being with HDFC Private Bank in Dubai.
He is a Commerce graduate with a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration specialising in Finance.
Mr. Prabhat Kumar, as member of the prestigious Indian Administrative Service, has vast experience in handling constitutional and governance responsibilities. He has held several high offices in the union and state government. He was Principal Secretary (Home) in the Uttar Pradesh Government. He held the coveted position of the Cabinet Secretary in the Govt. of India during 1998-2000. After his retirement, Mr. Prabhat Kumar held the position of Governor of Jharkhand from 2000 to 2002.