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    Advisor Emeritus

    Deepak Parekh

    Chairman
    Housing Development Finance Corporation

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    GIC Advisor Emeritus

    Deepak Parekh has been Chairman of India’s Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC Ltd) since 1993. He was a member of the GIC International Advisory Board from 2011 to 2017. He is also the non-executive chairman in India of Siemens Ltd. In addition, he is on the board of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund and international boards of DP World – UAE, Vedanta Resources Plc and Fairfax Financial Holdings Corporation – Canada. 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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