Deepak Bagla has a professional career of over three decades, with the World Bank, Citibank, and Private Equity having responsibilities across Europe, Africa and Asia.
He is currently the Managing Director and CEO of Invest India, the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency promoted by the Government of India. Invest India is also the execution agency for Startup India and the Prime Minister’s Science and Technology initiative.
He is a member of several High-level Government committees including Fintech and Innovation. Shri Bagla was on the Investment Committee for the Government US $ 1.5 billion “Fund of Funds for Start-ups” and is on the Advisory Board of the Government $7 billion “Fund of Funds for MSMEs”. He is also a special invitee to the Prime Minister’s Science Technology & Innovation Advisory Council.
Shri Bagla has a Bachelor’s degree with Honours in Economics from St. Stephens College, New Delhi and a dual Masters in International Diplomacy and International Trade and Finance from The School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington DC.
He is the President of the Geneva-based World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies with membership of 105 countries.
Shri Bagla has been conferred “Grande Ufficiale dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia” by the President of the Republic of Italy.