Mr. Bagla is currently Managing Director & CEO of Invest India, the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency for India. Invest India was started by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India and its mandate is to promote and facilitate investments into India and the agency has also been supporting the Government’s “Make in India” initiative.
Mr Bagla has a Bachelor’s degree with Honors 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.
Deepak Bagla started his career with the World Bank in Washington DC. In 1989 he joined Citibank Global Corporate and Investment Banking team and held several responsibilities across Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In 2007 he moved to 3i Private Equity to start an India dedicated fund for core infrastructure.
Mr Bagla was a special invitee to the Government of India’s, “High Level Committee on Financing Infrastructure” – (2011- 2013). He was a member of the Banking & Finance Committee of the Bureau of Indian Standards (ISO affiliate 2005-06) and was also a member of the committee established by the Government to recommend corporate governance norms for independent directors (2006). He was elected President of Delhi Management Association (2008-09)