Senior Management

Deepak Bhawnani


Founder and CEO

Deepak began his career on 22nd June 1987 with a well-known US organization, at its first ever international branch in London, United Kingdom. He was then transferred to their Asia regional headquarters in Hong Kong and set up their first ever office in India, transferring back to Hong Kong in 2001. In 2003 he relocated to India and established Alea Consulting – India’s first private, independent global risk consulting firm. Deepak continues to expand the global footprint of Alea’s network of resources and capabilities.

Deepak is renowned for his proficiency in M&A due diligence, FCPA/fraud investigations, international asset searches, and crisis management consulting. He has conducted numerous high profile assignments and performed on an expansive range of investigations in South-East Asia, Europe and India. His experience of over 30 years has involved residing extensively in London, Hong Kong and New Delhi.

Besides having orated at OSAC (India), he is a frequent speaker at private equity/venture capital seminars (AVCJ), Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and other elite and exclusive seminars in India, Hong Kong and Japan.