Prashant Purker

  • Prashant Purker

    Executive Director, ICICI Venture Funds Management Company Limited

    Prashant has over 21 years of experience in Global Markets. Prior to ICICI Venture, his most recent job was with Nomura India and Lehman Brothers India as the Managing Director & Head - Global Finance for India in the Investment Banking Division. Prior to that he spent over 5 years with ICICI Bank where his last role was Senior General Manager and Head - Global Principal Investment & Trading Group. He has also worked with Citibank (1988 - 1993) as Chief Dealer (Fixed Income), Peregrine (1993 - 97) and BNP (1998 - 99) as Head of Equities. He has also been the CEO of Investment Research & Information Services (IRIS) from 1999 to 2002. He has a deep and varied experience in Indian capital markets, across equity and debt instruments.
    Prashant has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and an MBA and rank holder from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad.