Deepak Sharma

Co Founder
91Springboard

IBF Distinguished Fellow (2008)

Wealth Management

"Setting, maintaining & enforcing, clear & high competency standards for the Industry, is key to the sustainable growth of any Global Wealth Management Centre."

Biography

After leaving Citi in 2014, Mr Deepak Sharma, has Co Founded 91Springboard, a startup in India which provides Co-Working and an ecosystem for startups across India. He has also been appointed the Co-Chair of the Global Advisory Council of the International Society for Stem Cell Research. Prior to leaving Citi, he was the Chairman of Citi Private Bank , which is a part of Citi, a leading global financial services company operating in 100 countries. In this role, he had senior leadership of the Private Banking business of Citi across US, EMEA, Asia & Latam. Before taking on this role in April 2009, Mr Sharma was CEO of Global Wealth Management International fcovering Asia Pacific , EMEA & Latam Region. He was a member of Citi's Senior Leadership Committee.

Mr Sharma joined Citi in 1976 as a management associate in India. His career has spanned different functional and geographical areas across the Citi global franchise. These include management positions in Operations and Technology, Treasury, Strategic Planning, Electronic Banking, The Citi Private Bank, and Investment Management. He has worked with Citi in India, Korea, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Switzerland prior to his current assignment.

His involvement in community service includes the Indiapore Trust, a fund to benefit children's education across Asia, of which he is the co-founder and trustee and a member of the Management Board of the Middle East Institute.