Ashu Suyash

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, CRISIL

Ashu Suyash is Managing Director and CEO of CRISIL and is a member of the CRISIL Board. She also serves as a member of the Operating Committee for S&P Global.

Ms. Suyash leads CRISIL's Indian and global businesses, steering its efforts to deliver high quality analytics, opinions and solutions to corporations, investors, financial institutions, policy makers and governments.

Ms. Suyash has spent 30+ years in the financial services sector. Prior to joining CRISIL in 2015, she served as the Chief Executive Officer of L&T Investment Management Limited and L&T Capital Markets Limited. From 2003 to 2012 she was Country Head and Managing Director of Fidelity's Indian Mutual Fund business which she helped set up. Previously, she held several key positions across the corporate, consumer and investment banking divisions in during her 15+ years’ stint at Citibank.

Over the years, Ms. Suyash has been recognised among the Top 50 Women in business in India and Asia by various publications.

Ms. Suyash is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce. She is a member of Primary Market Advisory Committee of Securities and Exchange Board of India and the Advisory Committee on Corporate Insolvency and Liquidation of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India. She is also a member of the governing board of National Institute of Securities Markets, established by the Securities and Exchanges Board of India. Ms. Suyash has a keen interest in the education sector and is on the Advisory Board of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, is associated with the Board of Studies at NMIMS, NM College and is also on the Advisory Board of Aseema Charitable Trust - an NGO that provides education to underprivileged children.