Mr. Pradip Shah,ADVISORY COUNCIL

Pradip Shah runs IndAsia, a corporate finance and investment advisory company.He is a gold-medallist Chartered Accountant, Management Accountant and MBA from Harvard, who helped establish Housing Development Finance Corporation, the first retail housing finance company in India; CRISIL, the first and largest credit rating agency in India; the Indocean Fund, a pioneer private equity fund, in partnership with affiliates of Soros Fund Management and Chase Capital Partners; the AMP-IndAsia India Fund, in joint venture with AMP of Australia; Universal Trustees, for intergenerational transfer of wealth through wills and trusts; and Grow-Trees.com, a social enterprise.
He was a member of the Justice Easwar Committee appointed by Government of India for simplifying the Income Tax Act; has been appointed as Member, Banks Board Bureau; has served on several expert committees of state and central governments; was a director on the Regional Board of the Reserve Bank of India; serves on Advisory Boards and as Chairman or Director of some companies in India and on the Governing Boards of some non-profit organizations and Chambers of Commerce.