Mr. Ghanshyam Dass
Senior Advisor, KPMG
Assisting KPMG team to develop and further strengthen core businesses, by maximizing business opportunities, optimizing market synergies and complementarities across industry sectors & business lines, and strengthening relationship with the Government, Regulators and various trade bodies as also resolving critical business issues to facilitate the successful development and overall growth of business.
Ghanshyam has had an outstanding career in domestic, international banking and Capital Markets for over 32 years, during which he developed a firm understanding of the complexities of international markets. He is thoroughly familiar with the regulatory and business environment in USA, European Union, South East Asia, The Middle East, India and other major money-center locations. While working for various organisations in the region, have been able to establish close and mutually cooperative relationship with most Banks and non-Banking Financial Institutions, Corporates, Regulators and the Government Departments.
Over the last two decades, Ghanshyam has been a significant voice in promoting India and Indian corporates in many countries worldwide. He has travelled extensively across all continents and has been a speaker and participated in panel discussions and conferences in Australia, China, Hongkong, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and several countries in the Middle East among others. He is also regularly invited to speak, lead and participate at various seminars and panel discussions organized by industry associations, leading institutions and regulatory bodies. Ghanshyam has been a strong advocate of sound corporate governance and high standards of transparency to the corporate sector in the region.
Dass joined NASDAQ OMX Group in 2000 and up until February 2009, he was Managing Director - Asia Pacific, prior to which he was the General Manager and Chief Executive of Majan International Bank (a subsidiary of Commerz Bank A. G., Frankfurt, Germany) in the Sultanate of Oman.
In his early career, he spent over nine years with US Educational Foundation in India (as Research Assistant to a Senior Fullbright Scholar), Bank of India, Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco (as Assistant Representative for India) and Marine Midland Bank, N.A, New York (before being seconded to Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, India in January 1986).