Rakesh is a graduate in Commerce and a Fellow member of ICAI (The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India). He also holds a degree in Law from Delhi University and has attended the Executive Management Programme on Strategy conducted by Michigan Business School and a General Management Programme by IIM, Calcutta, India.
He has close to 25 years of exemplary experience in Finance and its allied areas of operations - Business Valuations, Acquisition, and Financial Engineering to Find Strategic Solutions. He was a key member in professionalizing and introducing de-centralized business environment by way of Budgets, Approval Authority Matrix etc.
Rakesh joined GEMS in September 2008 and is currently the Chief Executive Officer, GEMS Education, South East Asia & Executive Director and Special Advisor to the Chairman.