Pradeep Saxena

Executive Director

Pradeep has had an extensive career in International Banking, Information Technology and latterly as a Consultant and Specialist Advisor.


He engages with SMEs and start-ups and advises on corporate strategy, governance, management and business development. Since 2005, he has been helping businesses grow across industries spread over Financial Services, Consulting, IT and Education. He uses his experience in his present role with IIHS.


Beginning his career with Grindlays Bank in 1970, he moved on to senior management positions with American Express and Gulf International Bank  in the US, UK, Italy, Indonesia, the Gulf and India. Subsequently in turn, he served as Executive Director with Merrill Lynch International and Managing Director and CEO of the SEA Region of ING Barings. Changing gears he moved into the IT Industry in 2000 and was President of eFunds International, an IT company based in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he was responsible for its business spread across EMEA, South Asia, Asia Pacific and Latin America.


Pradeep has a Bachelor’s in Economics and a Master’s in Management Sciences, from the University of Mumbai. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Financial Services, London.