Ms. Dipti Neelakantan
Ms. Dipti Neelakantan
Independent Director

Ms. Dipti Neelakantan has nearly four decades of professional experience in the financial and capital markets. Ms. Neelakantan joined the JM Financial group in the year 1981 as a trainee and grew in various disciplines and positions over time. She retired in mid-2019 as Group Chief Operating Officer and part of the Firm Management at JM Financial Group.

Her bouquet of experience consists of various capacities, locations and disciplines spanning across corporate governance, risk management, financial structuring, end to end delivery of capital market transactions, mergers and acquisition advisory, non-banking financial activities, active engagement for regulatory approvals, syndication, compliance, stock broking, fund management, sales and distribution of financial products.

Having been a director of various companies in JM Financial group for several years, she has a deep understanding of Board procedures, responsibilities and governance angles as well as corporate risk management.

During her career, she has been actively engaged with various policy makers including SEBI and RBI for development of regulatory framework and continuous reforms in financial and capital markets.

She is currently a member of FICCI’s Capital Market Committee and CII’s National Committee on Financial Markets. She has been a member of various committees of SEBI during her active years of work at JM Financial.

Ms. Neelakantan is a fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and a graduate in Commerce from Sydenham College, Mumbai.