Name: Abhijit Banerjee
Education: CA, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Summary: Abhijit is a strategy and investment banking professional with 20+ years of experience across diverse sectors and geographies. Abhijit has served on the Board of Consumer Enterprises as Chief Strategy & Financial Officer. Abhijit has received the “100 Top Retail Minds” award from Asia Retail Congress in 2018 and has led many successful corporate restructuring, fundraising and marquee M&A initiatives in India & abroad.
Upwisery provides bespoke solutions in Investment Banking, Private Wealth, M&A Tax & Regulatory, Corporate Insurance and Growth Advisory to mid-market enterprises, family offices, and Ultra HNIs. Upwisery has closed transactions worth INR 6k Crores and has Assets under Advisory of INR 7k crores and has a team of 50+ professionals across Hyderabad, Mumbai , Bangalore and Coimbatore.
Abhijit has been a mentor & investor in many early stage ventures across sectors. Prior to setting up Upwisery, Abhijit has worked at leading multinational organisations such as the Ernst & Young, Moody Analytics & Barclays Capital in India, UK and Singapore. Abhijit is a Chartered Accountant & a CPA (USA). Abhijit is a frequent speaker in many academic and industry forums in India & abroad and is an active member of Yi CII, TiE Charter Member among others
Abhijit is passionate about a social impact venture, founded in 2009 in Singapore called Earnest People’s Initiative for a Caring Society (EPICS). EPICS strives to provide primary education to girl children, specially abled & HIV+ children in India. EPICS is a zero overhead organisation and supports schools in deep villages where no school ever existed before through a validation cum partnership model. EPICS has been recognized among the “Most promising social enterprises in the world in 2013” and recognised as “Among the Top 10 global emerging charities” and invited to Spain in 2010.