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Ameya Prabhu

Member, India advisory group

Ameya Prabhu

Ameya Prabhu is the Founder and Managing Director of NAFA Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd and a Partner in UAP Advisors LLP. Ameya has been designated as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He is also a writer and the author of “The Rock Babas and other stories”, a book of short stories published by Amazon and sold in over 40 countries globally. He is also the Sr. Vice President of the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

NAFA Capital is an asset management firm headquartered in Mumbai, India and manages funds in public equities, private equity, venture capital, debt capital markets that invest in the Indian market. It also has a distressed loan business in a joint venture with a leading European fintech company, ID Finance.

Ameya is also a Partner at UAP Advisors LLP. UAP’s businesses include asset management, principal investing, investment banking, and sustainability focused strategic advisory services. UAP’s strategic investments include IFFCO Kisan Finance, a rural NBFC; Draslovka India, a chemical manufacturing joint venture with Draslovka from Czech Republic and investments in Ayurveda, Iot and technology.

Ameya also serves as the Managing Director of New Age Financial Advisors, UAP’s joint venture with IFFCO, which is the world’s largest farmer’s co-operative organisation. IFFCO’s businesses range from owning Asia’s largest fertilizer company to insurance, lending, chemicals, and other businesses. New Age focusses on investment banking, sustainable investments as well as an agtech based agri supply platform for farmers.

Ameya is a BSc. in Economics, Politics and International Studies from the University of Warwick, MSc. in Financial Management from IE Business School, Madrid and has been Awarded a certificate of completion for the Global Leadership and Public Policy, 21st Century Program in April 2022, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Executive Education.

Ameya is a trustee of Manav Sandhan Vikas Sanstha, an NGO focused on skill training and skill development in rural and semi urban India with an emphasis on job creation for women and the under privileged classes. He is also the Vice Chairman of Konkan Krida Prabodhini, promoting sports in the rural Konkan region of Maharashtra. Ameya is a member of the advisory board of Climate Group India and is also on the board of Miracle Feet India, an NGO focused on elimination of club foot in India. He was formerly the Chairperson of the Young Leaders Forum of the IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is also the Brand Ambassador for start-ups in the Indo-Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

He is a columnist and his writings have been published by well-known global media outlets such as the Huffington Post, The Quint, Business Today etc.