Born in Mauritius and after a degree in Computer Science at Manchester University, Dipak started his career, and qualified in 1993, with Coopers & Lybrand in London.
In 1996 he joined Standard Chartered Bank and spent nearly 20 years in senior Corporate and Investment Banking, Strategy, M&A and Finance roles at country, regional and group level at Standard Chartered, Barclays, Emirates NBD and Deutsche Bank out of London, Dubai, Singapore, Bangkok and Frankfurt.
Since 2015, Dipak is based in Mauritius as Group CFO of IBL Ltd, the largest diversified business group, listed in Mauritius, and which also operates across different sectors on the African continent.
He sits on the Boards of a number of listed and regulated companies and is also the current Chairman of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.
Between 2009 and 2012, Dipak was a member of the International Advisory Board (IAB) of the ICAEW and for a year also on the Middle East Members Advisory Board (ME MAB) when the DIFC office was initially set up.
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