Dipti Neelakantan

Dipti Neelakantan

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

With over four decades of professional experience in the financial and capital markets, she joined the JM Financial group in 1981 as a trainee and progressed through various disciplines and positions. She retired in mid-2019 as Group Chief Operating Officer and member of the Firm Management at JM Financial Group.

Her extensive experience includes roles in corporate governance, risk management, financial structuring, end-to-end delivery of capital market transactions, mergers and acquisition advisory, non-banking financial activities, regulatory approvals, syndication, compliance, stock broking, fund management, and sales and distribution of financial products.

Throughout her career, Ms. Neelakantan has actively collaborated with policymakers, including SEBI and RBI, to develop regulatory frameworks and reforms in the financial and capital markets. She has served as a member of various committees of SEBI and as a member of FICCI's Capital Market Committee and CII's National Committee on Financial Markets. Presently, she serves as a Director in various group companies of JM Financial and also as a director in Parag Parekh Financial Advisory Services Private Limited.