Harish H V Partner India Leadership Team, Grant Thornton


Harish has over 25years’ experience in Corporate Finance, Consulting, Investment Banking and Industry. He is part of the Leadership Team of the firm and is involved in growth, strategy and talent acquisition as well as clients. He is also leading the firms efforts in engaging with Private Equity and startups. His focus area of work is Corporate Finance and he has advised several corporate and Venture and Private Equity Firms.

Harish has also worked in Management Consulting with A F Ferguson and Co (now member firm of Deloitte), industry as VP, Corporate Affairs with Garware Polyester Limited, Manager, Corporate Finance with Crosby Securities Ltd (now SG Securities) and as Senior Account Manager (Merchant Banking) with HSBC Bank, Mumbai

Sector experience Harish has a wide-range of experience in a number of sectors including technology including e commerce, real estate, hospitality, pharmaceuticals, textiles, engineering, petrochemicals etc.He has helped e commerce companies in fund raising and engages with them actively.

Professional affiliations and memberships

Past Presidentof Bangalore Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Member of Board of Governors, Centre for Sustainable Development, Member Board of management Studies at T A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI). Board member of Harvard Business School Alumni Club of India He has been involved as a member of the Policy Group ofispirit in Bangalore where he is based and has engaged actively with regulators like SEBI, RBI, Govt of India in framing appropriate policies to encourage startups to Stay in India and List in India.

Presentations and publications

Very active speaker and has spoken at several public forums and is regularly quoted in press and TV.Has organised several programmes with HBS, ACG, CII, BCIC and IIM Kolkatta alumni association.