Mr. Deepak Satwalekar did his IIT Bachelor’s Degree in 1971 and obtained Master’s Degree in Business Administration in 1977 from The American University, Washington D.C.
Mr. Satwalekar has been working with HDFC for the past 20 years. He rose up through the organisation from Finance Manager, General Manager Finance, Deputy Managing Director to become its Managing Director in 1993.
HDFC is the premium housing finance company in India and is today rated as one of the two best managed companies in the country.
Mr. Satwalekar is on the boards of several companies in India and abroad including IL&FS, HDFC Bank, SICOM, MSRDC and Infosys. He is internationally recognised in the field of housing finance.
Dr. Satwalekar is also a consultant to the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the United States Agency for International Development, the United Nations Centre for Human Settlement (HABITAT) and is a member of several committees of organisations such as Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Confederation of Indian Industry, and State and Central government agencies. He is frequently invited to speak at various national and international conferences and is also a guest speaker at management schools in India.