Rashesh Shah is Chairman and CEO, Edelweiss Group, one of India’s leading diversified financial conglomerates. Rashesh started Edelweiss in 1996 that has since grown into one of India’s leading diversified financial services conglomerates. Edelweiss Group is present across all significant areas of financial services including Credit, Financial Markets, Commodities, Asset Management and Life Insurance. A regular commentator on macro- economic policies, development matters and financial markets in the mainline and financial media, Rashesh serves on the Boards of various companies and public institutions. An MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Rashesh also holds a Diploma in International Trade from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. A voracious reader, a fitness enthusiast and an avid runner, Rashesh has participated in a triathlon and continues to participate in marathons across the globe. Rashesh is the President of FICCI, which is India’s Apex Industry association.