speaker

Amit Shah

CEO, IIFL Asset Management Business.


Amit is a Co-Founder at IIFL Investment Managers and is the CEO of IIFL Asset Management business. He has more than 18 years of experience in the financial services industry, including 11 years of advising global institutional investors.

Amit is credited for bringing a unique touch to the asset management business with the launch of innovative funds like IIFL Special Opportunities Fund, which has created a record of sorts in terms of fund size as well as marquee deals.

He heads IIFL’s International Business with offices in New York, Houston, London, Geneva, Canada, Mauritius, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong. His primary responsibility is to build Institutional and NRI HNI relationships globally for the group, which today stands at over US$4bn of assets under advisory/management.

Prior to IIFL Group, Amit has been associated with Kotak Mahindra Inc, New York, Citi Group’s Wealth Management business and IDBI Bank.

Amit is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from ICFAI and has a graduate degree in Commerce.

His expert opinions get featured in leading Indian dailies like The Economic Times and Mint besides various international publications including wire services like Bloomberg. As a renowned speaker, he has played a key role in advocating India as a key investment destination in various international meets and panel discussions of repute. Amit received ‘NRI of the Year’ Award 2016, for Asia Pacific Region.