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A Chartered Accountant and MBA from the London Business School, Manish is one of India’s most respected financial experts and investors. He is a Director at Enam Holdings, the multibillion dollar family office of the founders of Enam. He also serves on the Governing Board of Flame University, one of India’s leading liberal arts universities. 

From 2006 to 2011, he was CEO of Enam Securities, a leading Indian investment bank. He led its $400 million merger in 2011 with Axis Bank to create Axis Capital, which he led as MD & CEO until the end of 2013. He then served as a Board member until 2018. Under his leadership, Enam/Axis mobilized ~ 25% of all equity funds raised in India and were the house banker to several leading Indian business groups.

From 2014 to 2016, he served as Chairman of TPG Growth in India and then till 2019 as Senior Advisor to TPG Group, one of the world’s largest private equity institutions. 

He currently serves as independent director on the boards of several listed companies. 

He has served as a member of SEBI’s Alternative Investment Promotion Advisory Committee and as Co-Chairman of the Capital Markets Committee at the IMC. He has been a visiting faculty member at IIM-K and has served on the International Alumni Board and scholarship panels of the London Business School. He is a member of the YPO Gold Mumbai chapter.

He is sought after as a speaker on CNBC, ET Now and at other business/educational events.

He has a passion for singing soulful 1950-1990 Hindi songs and often performs them on stage. He also practices Vipassana meditation. He and his wife enjoy travel, theatre, cinema, music, art, cricket, and tennis.


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Disclaimer - FLAME University is a fully philanthropic, not-for-profit university. The FLAME Investment Lab is established with the aim of providing a platform for experienced specialists to assist humble practitioners and students in acquiring knowledge about the art and science of investing. It is important to note that the courses offered, as well as the materials shared during these courses and on our website, should be regarded solely as educational resources.

Please be advised that no recommendations to buy, sell, or hold any particular investment should be anticipated from these presentations. The content provided is strictly for educational purposes and does not constitute investment advice or tips.

Interviews and Articles

The One Percent Podcast with Vishal Khandelwal - Ep. 1 - Manish Chokhani - Transcript  

My Experience of Vipassana 

Capital Markets and the Path to Nirvana

Stop Undervaluing the Rupee  

Interview Manish Chokhani CIO  

The Wheel of Governance Why boards exist  

What should be the investment template for next couple of years? Manish Chokhani explains

Manish Chokhani believes India is on verge of a 'capex mela

An elephant with the agility of a tiger — that’s Reliance: Manish Chokhani

Samvat 2079 Roundtable: The era of unidirectional bets is over, says Enam Holdings' Manish Chokhani

India at 75 – hits & misses, a perspective by Manish Chokhani

Where should investors focus in the next couple of years? Manish Chokhani answers

Market Veteran Manish Chokhani With Udayan Mukherjee And Aabha Bakaya

There will be dramatic change in earnings trajectory: Manish Chokhani

Financial Literacy
Disruptions and Capital Markets

Debt levels have escalated globally: Manish Chokhani

Startups Will Drive India's Economic Growth | Enam Holdings' Manish Chokhani to ET NOW

India could potentially be in the best five-year period of its economic life: Manish Chokhani, Enam

Indian IT and generic pharma facing its own disruption : Manish Chokhani of FLAME University

Manish Chokhani: You need to STOP worrying about the market
It is in the nature of markets to get caught in cycles of greed and fear, says Manish Chokhani of Enam.

It's a great buying opportunity; focus on mkts: Manish Chokhani
Manish Chokhani, a market expert, believes that the legacy of good governors will continue even after Rajan moves out and that there is enough talent in our country to uphold an institution like the RBI.

RIL and Jio could be a game changer: Manish Chokhani, Enam Holdings
India has a unique opportunity to attract disproportionate foreign capital but due to lack of urgency and sheer obstructionism, the foreign interest is losing patience with India's inability to execute on its promise, said Manish Chokhani

Graduation Day Address at Infinity Business School

EconomicsTimes Interview - January 2016
Capital Markets and the Path to Nirvana
Capitalideasonline.com Interview
Graduation Day Address at Infinity Business School


A Jugalbandi with Market Experts Raamdeo Agrawal & Manish Chokhani | CNBC TV18 India Exchange

Manish Chokhani On India’s Next Decade And Portfolio, Stock market | ET Now 14th Anniversary

The One Percent Show with Vishal Khandelwal - Ep. 1 - Manish Chokhani

In Conversation with Manish Chokhani | Mod: Navneet Munot, CFA | #VIP4

Disruptions and Capital Markets by Mr. Manish Chokhani

Manish Chokhani Believes New Money Is Fueling The StartUps and Economy!

Election 2019: State Of The Market With Manish Chokhani (Part 1)

Election 2019: State Of The Market With Manish Chokhani (Part 2)

Enam Holdings' Manish Chokhani on Consumption | India Economic Conclave 2019

Manish Chokhani EXCLUSIVE On India's Economic Journey & Rise Of Unicorns | India@75 | CNBC-Tv18

At Home | Manish Chokhani