Prashant Purker

Executive Director, ICICI Venture

Purker has over 21 years of experience in global markets, and a deep and varied experience in the Indian capital markets, across equity and debt instruments. Prior to joining ICICI Venture, Purker served as managing director & dead of global finance for India, with Nomura India and Lehman Brothers India in the investment banking division. Prior to that, he spent over five years with ICICI Bank where his last position was head of the global principal investment and trading group. Purker worked with Citibank from 1988 to 1993 as chief dealer (fixed income), and Peregrine from 1993 to 1997 and with BNP from 1998 to 1999 as head of equities. He was the CEO of investment research & information services (IRIS) from 1999 to 2002.