Deepak Lalwani OBEFounder and Director of Lalcap Ltd
Deepak Lalwani OBE was born in Bombay, India and is Founder and Director of Lalcap Ltd, a London based consultancy specialising in doing business with India. Prior to setting up his own company, he was Director – India at London stockbroker, Astaire, where he worked for over 16 years. He is only one of two persons from India to be elected as a Member of The London Stock Exchange more than 30 years ago and is regarded by peers as an authority and pre-eminent contributor on the Indian economic story. He is a qualified UK accountant (Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants) and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (UK). He has a great passion to enhance UK-India business and investment ties. For over 25 years he has authored and published the influential “India Report”, which is distributed to key decision makers globally, including investment managers at global financial institutions, businessmen worldwide, Chambers of Commerce, UK MPs, members of The House of Lords in the UK and the media. He is also a guest speaker on India at MBA programmes of major UK business schools. A philosopher at heart, he has been involved with many charitable causes over the years, including having the honour and privilege to be a Samaritan. Deepak has a great passion to strengthen UK-India business ties and deepen goodwill, for which in 2010 he was honoured by Her Majesty The Queen with the OBE in the UK.