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Deevyesh Desai

Managing Director and CEO

Deevyesh Desai, a Chartered Accountant by qualification has been a career Investment Banker for over 17 years. Prior to starting Malabar Capital Advisors, Deevyesh held senior positions at JM Financial, JM Morgan Stanley and Morgan Stanley where he covered and executed transactions for some of the largest business groups in India. His interactions and association with corporate houses like Tata, Birla, Essar and Reliance has provided the valuable insight, experience and relationships required to make a difference. Mr. Desai also serves on the board of Shriram Wealth Advisors Ltd.

Dhruv Mehta


Mr. Dhruv Mehta, a Chartered Accountant by qualification, has been a career finance professional with MNC and Indian Companies viz. Searle and Savita Oil Technologies. In 2004, he started a successful entrepreneurial career in treasury and private wealth management and currently manages assets of over US$200m for family office clients. He has also participated as a key contributor to Wealth Management Studies conducted over the last 7 years. Mr. Mehta also serves on the board of Shriram Wealth Advisors Ltd. and Shriram Asset Management Company Ltd.

Rushabh Mehta


Rushabh Mehta joined Malabar Capital Advisors in March, 2018. Prior to joining Malabar, he was a part of the deal team focused on PE fund-raising and M&A transactions at Capital Fortunes. He worked on multiple sectors including Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing and Infrastructure amongst others. His core competencies are financial modeling, valuations, fundamental and industry research. Rushabh completed his MBA (Finance) from K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research.

Erika Li

Analyst and EA to MD & CEO

Erika Li joined Malabar Capital Advisors in August 2016. She is actively involved in operational aspects for business development and client interactions advised by Malabar Capital. Prior to joining Malabar, she was a part of international and domestic offices of different organizations. Erika completed her Bachelor of Science from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.



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