Anil Chaturvedi is a leading banker with over four decades experience in international banking. He specializes in private and corporate banking, advising corporate businesses and investment banking and has a keen interest in cross-border banking between India and Europe. Anil graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Economics Honors from Meerut University in 1971. He later pursued an MBA in Financial Management from Delhi University and graduated in 1973.
After his MBA, Anil joined the State Bank of India as a probationary officer. He worked in various functions such as investment banking, industrial finance, and capital markets. In 1987, he was appointed as SBI’s Manager of the New York branch. He was charged with the responsibility of planning and implementing marketing strategies for getting on board non-resident Indians in the USA. His efforts yielded fruits and obtained the bank over $500 million by the time he left the State Bank of India. He worked in SBI for 18 years and left in 1991 having been honored with the Man of the Year Award.
In 1991, he moved to ANZ Grindlays Bank and became the vice president and senior representative of its operations in the US. He was responsible for different functions such as developing leadership skills among the employees, marketing strategies, product development, ensuring the bank is compliant with all regulations and coming up with a framework that will increase profitability.
In October 1993, he became the Managing Director of Merrill Lynch in New York. Anil was among the top global private bankers and was covering Indians living in the USA, Asia, and Europe. He specialized in wealth management for high net worth individuals. Between 2007 and 2010, he was in the list of Baron’s Top Financial Advisors.
In November 2011, he joined Hinduja Bank Switzerland as the Managing Director. Anil is responsible for coming up with corporate advisory strategies to help in the formation of cross-border alliances between corporates in Asia, USA, India, and Europe. He has been involved in many seminars to sensitize on the investment opportunities in India for Europeans in a bid to spearhead joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and raising of capital between Indian and European corporates.