Mr Deepak Asher graduated in Commerce and Law, and thereafter took up Chartered Accountancy and Cost Accountancy as professional qualifications. Mr Asher has been a top ranker throughout his education, including being on the merit list of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
He has been working for the Inox Group of Companies, a US $ 3 billion business group, for more than the past twenty-five years now. He presently holds the position of Director & Group Head (Corporate Finance) for the Group. He sits on the Boards of 10 companies, of which 3 are listed, and 2 are international joint ventures of one of which he is the Chairman.
Mr Asher heads the growth strategy and corporate finance functions for the Group. Mr Asher’s functional area of expertise is Business Strategy and Corporate Finance. His responsibilities include identifying new business opportunities in line with the growth targets for the Group, raising capital for, developing implementation strategies and operationalizing these businesses, and eventually handing them over to a professional operations team, to then monitor those businesses at a Board level.
Mr Asher’s initiatives has led to the Inox Group’s forays into several path-breaking businesses, including the Clean Development Mechanism initiative, the multiplex business and the renewable energy business.
Mr Asher is also the founder President of the Multiplex Association of India and continues to hold that position for the past 12 years.