Shri. Nimesh Kampani
Mr. Nimesh N Kampani is the founder and chairman of JM Financial Group, one of India’s leading players in the financial services space. The Group is engaged in businesses covering investment banking, institutional equity sales, trading, research and broking, wealth management, equity broking, portfolio management, asset management, commodity broking, fixed income broking, non-banking financial services, private equity and asset reconstruction. In his career spanning over four decades, Mr. Nimesh Kampani has made pioneering contributions to the development of the Indian capital markets and has advised several corporates on their strategic and financial needs, especially, capital raising and mergers acquisitions, investors on the focus areas for investing, and Regulators and Law Makers on progressive regulations for development of financial markets and corporate activities. Mr. Kampani has served as a member on several important committees constituted by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India, Reserve Bank of India, Securities and Exchange Board of India, Bombay Stock Exchange Limited, National Stock Exchange Limited, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He was a member of the High Powered Expert Committee constituted by the Ministry of Finance on making Mumbai an International Finance Centre and also a member of the Advisory Panel on Financial Regulation and Supervision constituted by RBI Committee on Financial Sector Assessment. He was a member of the Bloomberg Asia Pacific Advisory Board and also a member of the Governing Board of Centre for Policy Research. Mr. Kampani is currently the Chairman of the CII Financial Sector Development Council. He is also a member of the India Advisory Board of Bain Company and the Advisory Board of Venture Studio promoted by Ahmedabad University. Mr. Kampani serves as an Independent Director on the Board of Directors of several leading Indian companies such as Apollo Tyres Limited, Britannia Industries Limited and Deepak Nitrite Limited. Mr. Kampani is a commerce graduate from Sydenham College, Mumbai and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.