Deepak Bagla

Managing Director & CEO, Invest India

Deepak Bagla has a professional career of over 28 years, starting with the World Bank in Washington DC before moving back to India to join the Corporate Projects team of RPG Enterprises. In 1989 he joined Citibank Global Corporate and Investment Banking team and for the next 18 years held several responsibilities across Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In 2007 he joined 3i Private Equity to start an India dedicated fund for core infrastructure.

Mr Bagla is a special invitee to the Government of India’s, “High Level Committee on Financing Infrastructure” – (2011- 2013). He was a member of the Banking & Finance Committee of the Bureau of Indian Standards (ISO affiliate 2005-06) and was also a member of the committee established by the Government to recommend corporate governance norms for independent directors (2006). He was elected President of Delhi Management Association (2008-09)

Mr. Bagla is currently Managing Director & CEO of Invest India, the national investment promotion and facilitation agency for India. Invest India is a joint venture between DIPP (Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India), FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry), and State governments of India. The primary mandate of Invest India is to promote and facilitate investments into India and the agency has been supporting Government of India in the “Make in India” initiative.

Mr Bagla has a Bachelor’s degree with Honors in Economics from St Stephens College, New Delhi and a dual Masters in International Diplomacy and International Trade and Finance from The School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington DC.