Deepak Lalwani 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 stock broker, Astaire, where he worked for over 16 years;
He is also Consultant-India at UK stock broker W.H. Ireland. He is only one of two people from India to be elected as a Member of The London Stock Exchange over 25 years ago and is regarded by peers as an authority and pre-eminent contributor on the India 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 17 years he has authored 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.
2010 was a special year for Deepak as he was honoured with three prestigious awards. In January he was honoured in New Delhi with the prestigious “Bharat Samman Pravasi Award” by the NRI Institute. Past awardees have included The President of Mauritius and many members of UK’s House of Lords. In June in the U.K. he was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2010 for services to UK’s financial services industry. In September he was awarded “The Glory of India” award for deepening goodwill and friendship between the UK and India.
He is a regular commentator on the unfolding India economic story on global TV, radio and press and has influenced investments into India. He also chairs and speaks at many high level seminars in the UK and overseas. He is a guest speaker on India at MBA programmes of major UK business schools.
Deepak is an excellent choice as keynote speaker, Chair and moderator at a wide range of corporate events throughout UK, Switzerland, Middle East and India.