IIFL Team

Leadership Team

Anup Maheshwari | Chief Investment Officer and Joint - Chief Executive Officer

Anup Maheshwari

Chief Investment Officer and Joint - Chief Executive Officer


Anup Maheshwari is Chief Investment Officer and Joint - Chief Executive Officer of IIFL Asset Management. Anup is responsible for the investment and strategy for IIFL AMC’s business including mutual funds and Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs). He plays a key role in meeting the company's aggressive growth goals as well as product development and devising an innovative investment strategy.

An alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, he has over 25 years of work experience in the financial services sector. Prior to joining IIFL Asset Management Limited, he has been associated with DSP Investment Managers Private Limited (formerly known as DSP BlackRock Investment Managers Private Limited) for over 21 years as an Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer. He was also associated with HSBC Asset Management (India) Private Limited & Merrill Lynch India Equities Fund (Mauritius) Limited.

Anup was chief investment officer at HSBC Asset Management between December 2005 and May 2006 before returning to DSP Investment Managers. Prior to joining DSP Investment Managers, he had worked for Chescor, a British fund management firm that used to run three offshore funds investing in Indian equities.