Management Team

The management team consists of professionals with pedigreed academic records and in-depth expertise in the wealth management field. This dynamic team is committed to ensuring that Karvy Capital Ltd becomes the most sought after Alternate Asset Management corporate for Principal strategies, products manufacturing and Retail Debt markets businesses.


Kedar Deshpande, Director, Karvy Capital Ltd.

Kedar heads the Karvy Capital business. Prior to Karvy Capital, Kedar was the country head for Karvy Stock Broking business. Before Karvy, Kedar has set up Edelweiss Broking retail business. Prior to that he used to head the retail business of ICICIDirect.com and has worked for ICICI Bank Treasury desk. Kedar began his career in ORG-Marg (Now ACNielsen) one of the largest market research companies in India and specialized in Media Research. Kedar has also in the past set up a sales finishing school for the BFSI sector. Kedar is an MBA from Pune University.


P. Phani Sekhar (Fund Manager - PMS, Karvy Capital Ltd.)

Phani Sekhar is an MBA (Finance) and a BE (Mechanical Engineering). Phani Sekhar has been involved with the Indian equity markets for 10 years now with experience both on the sell side and buy side. In his earlier assignment, Phani Sekhar was a Fund Manager in the Portfolio Management Services (PMS) with Angel Broking where he was successfully managing the midcap portfolio for 7 years and provided stellar returns to investors. Phani Sekhar is a regular on several business channels such as CNBC TV18, ET Now, NDTV Profit, Bloomberg TV, CNBC Awaaz and Zee Business.


Hardik Shah, Head - Risk Management

Hardik is an MBA (Finance) from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS). He has worked in design of systematic trading strategies in multiple companies including CapVeda Capital, Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd and Sharekhan Ltd. In CapVeda Capital, he worked with quant based strategies and did back-testing and risk analysis of investment strategies across multi asset class.


Advisory Team

Kaushik Dani (Fund Manager - PMS, Karvy Stock Broking Ltd.)

Kaushik is an MBA in Finance from Canadian School of Management - Institute of Graduate Studies and a B. Com from Bombay University.

Kaushik brings with him over Eighteen years of experience in the capital markets industry. Earlier in his professional life, he has been Head - Equity with Peerless Mutual Fund. In the past, he has also been Equity Fund Manager and Head of PMS at K.R. Choksey Shares & Securities. Earlier, he has worked with other reputed organizations like Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company, Sharekhan Ltd., SG Asia Securities (India) and Motilal Oswal Securities. His views on markets and economy have been frequently published in leading newspapers and magazines