IIFL Team

Leadership Team

Amit Shah, Co-founder - IIFL Investment Managers & CEO - IIFL Asset Management Business

Amit Shah

Co-founder - IIFL Investment Managers & CEO - IIFL Asset Management Business


Amit Shah is the Co-founder - IIFL Investment Managers & CEO - IIFL Asset Management Business.

He drives the firm’s international footprint across offices in New York, Houston, London, Geneva, Mauritius, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong and active relationships across the global investor community. Having built Institutional & NRI HNI relationships globally for the group, the firm’s assets under management today stands at over US$ 5 billion.

Amit has more than 18 years of experience in the financial services industry, which include 11 years of advising global institutional investors. A passionate leader, he is responsible for building an ownership-driven team consisting of the best global talent.

Earlier, Amit was associated with Kotak Mahindra Inc, New York, Citi Group’s Wealth Management business and IDBI bank in various leadership roles. Amit was recognized with the ‘NRI of the Year’ Award 2016, for Asia Pacific Region.

Amit is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from ICFAI and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce.