Nikhil is currently a Managing Director with Duke CE India Pvt. Ltd. He comes with two decades of combined experience in Corporate, Consulting and Academia. He has earned a Bachelor’s in Finance from Michigan State University and has an MBA in Strategic Management from California State University.
Nikhil spent his early career, a decade in the financial services industry in the US. During this time, he handled a range of responsibilities including doing: Financial Advisory and Sales, Fund Accounting, Internal Auditing and Financial Reporting. This work was done at American Express, Charles Schwab and Franklin Templeton.
In 2002 he returned to India and since has been actively involved in Academics with teaching, training, and consulting. He teaches a range of Finance and Management courses in many reputed schools within India.
In his role as a Managing Director, Nikhil has built an influential practice of blue chip clients for Duke CE in India and works with clients in the Asia Pacific region. He currently manages the complete operations of the India office and sits on the Board of the Indian Entity to provide strategic direction for growth and expansion. At Duke CE he is involved in developing high impact learning interventions and works closely with clients on design and delivery of programs, facilitating group sessions to ensure the business outcomes are met. He has taught to executives at all different levels in several countries spanning in Europe, Asia and North America and in particular teaches a range of business simulations from strategy to soft skills. He is also a frequent speaker at Learning and Industry Conferences. He is also familiar with many leadership assessment instruments and uses them in client interventions. Some of the companies where he has successfully designed, facilitated and taught are: IBM, PWC, Bank of America, First Gulf Bank, Citi Financial, AEGON, Ned Bank, Eramet, Sanofi, Duke National University of Singapore, Genpact, Aditya Birla, Oil India, Bharat Petroleum, ICICI, State Bank of India, Axis Bank, Aircel, and others.
Nikhil is an avid reader, and has travelled widely both on personal and business. His hobbies include basketball, music and trekking. His goal is to climb Mt Everest Base Camp with his son in the next five years.
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