Mr. Desai has over 34 years of rich, extensive & cross functional experience and specialises in the areas of Legal, Secretarial, Corporate Governance, Compliance & Investor relations. He has worked in leadership positions across diversified sectors including Hospitality, Pharmaceuticals, Forging, etc. He holds an LLB degree and is a fellow member of Institute of the Company Secretaries of India, besides attending Harvard leadership programme. He has pioneered digitisation of various legal & compliance projects within the organisation. He has won several National & International awards, notably Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance – 2019 by Institute of Directors, London I Best Company Secretary – Leisure & Hospitality – Asia 2019 by Ethical Boardroom, London I Best Corporate Governance in India & Asia from Ethical Board, London for two consecutive years in a row in 2018 & 2019 respectively I He was also conferred a certificate of excellence in Corporate Governance from Institute of the Company Secretaries of India and Best All India Investor Relations Award 2017.