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Amit Bhatia

CEO of The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment

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Amit Bhatia Biography

Amit Bhatia is an eminent Indian Business Leader turned Social Impact Entrepreneur, whose initiatives since 2007, including Aspire, Aspire Circle, IIC, GSG and Social Finance India, have all contributed immensely to the Indian and the global social and environmental impact movement. Bhatia became the inaugural CEO of The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment in April 2017. GSG is an independent group catalyzing impact investment and entrepreneurship to benefit people and the planet. Prior to GSG, Amit was Founding CEO of India’s Impact Investors Council from 2014 to 2016, during which time impact investments in India grew from $400 million to $1 billion annually.

Bhatia is also the Founder of Aspire, a John P. McNulty Prize winning social enterprise in Education & Training. Bhatia founded Aspire in 2007 with the goal of supplying India's economy with trained workers from rural or disadvantaged backgrounds. Since 2007, Aspire has trained over 65,000 students across 100+ institutions, 51 cities and 18 Indian states. In addition he is the Founder of Aspire Circle, which promotes social leadership and has 150 eminent Fellows.

Bhatia left a successful corporate career in 2007 to serve the social sector. His last position was CEO of WNS Knowledge Services, India’s first outsourcing company to list on the NYSE with a $1 billion IPO. His other positions include Country Manager - India for FreeMarkets Inc., an online auction pioneer in B2B procurement; and notably, Founder of the McKinsey Knowledge Centre, the consulting firm’s global research centre.

Bhatia has a Bachelor’s degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi; a Master’s degree from the Delhi School of Economics with a gold medal; and a diploma in Cost Accounting from ICMAI. He is also a Fellow at The Aspen Institute.

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  • Social impact investing needs recognition, separate classification, says industry body chief Amit Bhatia

    Social impact investing should get its due recognition from the government and a separate category must be set up for this sector so that it can be measured and allowed to grow, Amit Bhatia, CEO, Impact Investors Council (IIC), has suggested. “Anything that does not get measured well does not grow. Providing a separate category for social impact investing sector would help develop the...

  • "In business, social responsibility is not enough" Amit Bhatia, CEO of Global Steerin Group for Impact

    Bhatia is a social entrepreneur from India, whose Aspire initiative, training youth for work, reached 65,000 beneficiaries during his tenure. “What we did was create supply chains of human talent, in which you can go to universities and other educational centers to add soft and functional skills to educational processes, so that young people acquire greater employability. Since I had worked to...

  • Amit Bhatia, Global Steering Group for Impact Investment

    Has capitalism actually been a force for good globally? The gap between the rich and poor could eventually lead to violence and rioting on the streets. The ‘Gilets Jaunes’ are marking their sixth month of protesting in France, and generally global unease is rising. Amit Bhatia , CEO of GSG, notes: “We are seeing this around the world based on economic inequalities. It highlights that the...

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Amit Bhatia Biography

Amit Bhatia is an eminent Indian Business Leader turned Social Impact Entrepreneur, whose initiatives since 2007, including Aspire, Aspire Circle, IIC, GSG and Social Finance India, have all contributed immensely to the Indian and the global social and environmental impact movement. Bhatia became the inaugural CEO of The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment in April 2017. GSG is an independent group catalyzing impact investment and entrepreneurship to benefit people and the planet. Prior to GSG, Amit was Founding CEO of India’s Impact Investors Council from 2014 to 2016, during which time impact investments in India grew from $400 million to $1 billion annually.

Bhatia is also the Founder of Aspire, a John P. McNulty Prize winning social enterprise in Education & Training. Bhatia founded Aspire in 2007 with the goal of supplying India's economy with trained workers from rural or disadvantaged backgrounds. Since 2007, Aspire has trained over 65,000 students across 100+ institutions, 51 cities and 18 Indian states. In addition he is the Founder of Aspire Circle, which promotes social leadership and has 150 eminent Fellows.

Bhatia left a successful corporate career in 2007 to serve the social sector. His last position was CEO of WNS Knowledge Services, India’s first outsourcing company to list on the NYSE with a $1 billion IPO. His other positions include Country Manager - India for FreeMarkets Inc., an online auction pioneer in B2B procurement; and notably, Founder of the McKinsey Knowledge Centre, the consulting firm’s global research centre.

Bhatia has a Bachelor’s degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi; a Master’s degree from the Delhi School of Economics with a gold medal; and a diploma in Cost Accounting from ICMAI. He is also a Fellow at The Aspen Institute.

Amit Bhatia Videos

  • Keynote Amit Bhatia - The Rise of the Impact Economy
    GSG Impact Summit 2019 - LATAM
  • 2019 Israel Impact Summit - Amit Bhatia, Rise of the Impact Economy
    Amit Bhatia, CEO of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) at the 2019 Israel Impact Summit, on the Rise of the Impact Economy.
  • Global Steering Group for Impact Investment's Amit Bhatia
    #Finance4SocialGood: We are very pleased to support UNDP’s SDG Finance Facility. We believe it is very consistent with our goals, for unlocking...

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  • How to book Amit Bhatia?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Amit Bhatia for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Amit Bhatia, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Amit Bhatia or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Amit Bhatia?

    Booking fees for Amit Bhatia, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Amit Bhatia, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Amit Bhatia?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Amit Bhatia for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Amit Bhatia for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Amit Bhatia or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Amit Bhatia or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Amit Bhatia is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Amit Bhatia for your event is available upon request. Amit Bhatia generally travels from India and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tony Fernandes, Bola Sokunbi, Catherine Wood, Rania Llewellyn and Evan Greenberg. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Amit Bhatia for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Amit Bhatia Speaker Videos

  • Keynote Amit Bhatia - The Rise of the Impact Economy
    GSG Impact Summit 2019 - LATAM
    2019 Israel Impact Summit - Amit Bhatia, Rise of the Impact Economy
    Amit Bhatia, CEO of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) at the 2019 Israel Impact Summit, on the Rise of the Impact Economy.
  • Global Steering Group for Impact Investment's Amit Bhatia
    #Finance4SocialGood: We are very pleased to support UNDP’s SDG Finance Facility. We believe it is very consistent with our goals, for unlocking private capital for public good.
    In the Spotlight: Amit Bhatia
    “We want our grandchildren to be asking us, ‘What went right?’, and not, ‘What went wrong?’.” Amit Bhatia from the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment looks forward to the...

Amit Bhatia News

  • Social impact investing needs recognition, separate classification, says industry body chief Amit Bhatia

    Social impact investing should get its due recognition from the government and a separate category must be set up for this sector so that it can be measured and allowed to grow, Amit Bhatia, CEO, Impact Investors Council (IIC), has suggested. “Anything that does not get measured well does not grow. Providing a separate category for social impact investing sector would help develop the...

  • "In business, social responsibility is not enough" Amit Bhatia, CEO of Global Steerin Group for Impact

    Bhatia is a social entrepreneur from India, whose Aspire initiative, training youth for work, reached 65,000 beneficiaries during his tenure. “What we did was create supply chains of human talent, in which you can go to universities and other educational centers to add soft and functional skills to educational processes, so that young people acquire greater employability. Since I had worked to...

  • Amit Bhatia, Global Steering Group for Impact Investment

    Has capitalism actually been a force for good globally? The gap between the rich and poor could eventually lead to violence and rioting on the streets. The ‘Gilets Jaunes’ are marking their sixth month of protesting in France, and generally global unease is rising. Amit Bhatia , CEO of GSG, notes: “We are seeing this around the world based on economic inequalities. It highlights that the...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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