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    Advisor Emeritus

    Deepak Parekh

    Former Chairman
    Housing Development Finance Corporation

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    GIC Advisor Emeritus

    Deepak Parekh was Chairman of India’s Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC Ltd) from 1993 to 2023. He was a member of the GIC International Advisory Board from 2011 to 2017. He is the non-executive chairman of HDFC Asset Management Company Limited, HDFC Capital Advisors Ltd, and Indian board of Siemens Ltd. He is also on the board of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund and international boards of DP World – UAE, Emirates Investment Bank – UAE, and Orient Insurance PJSC – UAE. He sits on the Indian advisory board of Accenture and on the international advisory boards of Investcorp International Ltd, Warburg Pincus LLC, and Fairbridge Capital Pvt Ltd. Mr Parekh was awarded India’s Padma Bhushan in 2006, the Federal Republic of Germany’s Cross of the Order of Merit in 2014, the French Republic’s “Knight in the Order of the Legion of Honour” in 2010, and was the first international recipient of the ICAEW Outstanding Achievement Award in 2010. In 2017, the Mayor of London named Deepak Parekh as first of a network of international ambassadors for championing London across the globe.

    Mr Parekh is a Chartered accountant from ICAEW, UK.

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