IIFL Team

Leadership Team

Karan Bhagat - Founder, MD & CEO - IIFL Investment Managers

Karan Bhagat

Founder, Managing Director & CEO - IIFL Investment Managers


Karan Bhagat is the Founder, Managing Director, and Chief Executive Officer of IIFL Investment Managers.

Karan anchors the firm’s growth both as a business visionary and financial expert. He steers the organization towards achieving its mission, vision and strategic goals and objectives. Under his stewardship IIFL Wealth & Asset Management has steadily expanded its services and enhanced its performance to become one of India’s leading investment management firms.

He joined IIFL Holdings Ltd. (formerly India Infoline) to setup IIFL Wealth Management Ltd. in early 2008. He has over 16 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has built a team of experienced and talented professionals from within and outside the industry, who work with some of the most distinguished wealthy families in India & abroad.

Karan holds an MBA in Finance from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore and a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta.