Abhishek is Director & CEO of Kotak Mahindra (UK) Ltd. He has the overall responsibility for business development in Europe and oversees the Equity & Debt Trading function.Prior to this, Abhishek was responsible for the Middle East operations of Kotak Mahindra (International) Ltd. He carried out advisory and fund management functions for international clients. He also spearheaded the marketing activities in this region through a dedicated sales and marketing force.Abhishek joined the Kotak group in July, 1995. Since then he has been a part of various functions/ businesses at Kotak which included the Private Client Group, the Retail Group, the Wealth Management business and Kotak’s International business.Abhishek is a Bachelor in Commerce (Hons) from St Xavier's College, Kolkata, India.