Rajiv Bajaj is the Chairman & Managing Director of Bajaj Capital Ltd. He is also the Founding Chairman of Financial Planning Standards Board, India and has been one of the key people involved with bringing the globally recognized Certified Financial Planner tm professional designation to India.
He has over 25 years of strategic management experience in the fields of Investment Banking, Investment Advisory, Insurance Brokerage and Financial Planning. He had spent his initial years in setting up of the investment banking business for Bajaj Capital. He also played an important role in expanding the distribution reach of Bajaj Capital from 20 offices in 1990 to around 230 now.
In the last few years, Rajiv has spent a lot of time in upgrading the operating system and processes of the company. Under his leadership, the company has won various category awards and recognition nationally like Great Places to Work (2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011) and ‘Best Financial Advisor – Retail’ Award for 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016 & 2017 by CNBC TV18.
Rajiv has done his MBA (International Wealth Management) from University of Geneva, Switzerland and an Executive MBA (International Wealth Management) from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA. He holds an 'International Certificate for Financial Advisors' from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), London, UK. He is also amongst the first batch of 25 Certified Financial Planner (CFPtm) designation holders in India.
He is a member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (Delhi Chapter). He is also a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (Delhi Chapter). An active speaker and writer on Investment Strategy and Financial Planning in leading print and electronic media, Rajiv is extremely passionate about spreading financial literacy among the masses. His interests include Golf, Yoga, fitness training and Meditation.