Harish H V
Harish was until recently Partner, India Leadership Team at Grant Thornton. Harish has over 31 years’ experience in Consulting, Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance, Investment Banking and Strategy. At Grant Thornton, his areas of focus were corporate finance, private equity and corporate governance. Previously, Harish headed the Bangalore practice of AF Ferguson.
He has also worked in industry in senior management positions with Garware Polyester, Crosby Securities (now SG Securities) and HSBC Bank. Harish has worked on many assignments related to JVs, M&A and raising equity and debt in India and internationally. He has been involved in capital raising of $2 Bn and due diligence exercises for about $5 Bn of capital raising/ acquisition.
Harish was Past President of Bangalore Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Founder Member and on the Board of Governors, of Center for Sustainable Development, Member Board of management Studies at T A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), Director, Harvard Business School (HBS) Alumni Association, Member iSPRIT Policy Team on Startup India engaged with RBI, SEBI MCA etc. Member of the Manufacturing Task Force of Govt of Karnataka in 2015
He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from UVCE, Bangalore; Post Graduate Diploma in Management (IIM Calcutta) and Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School
Currently, he is a member of Working Group (WG) of Software Product Development Fund (SPDF) under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEIT), Govt. of India.