Our Team

Sameer Dev

CEO & Managing Director
Sameer has over 25 years of experience in the Asset Management industry. He has advised and worked with some of the largest institutions, central banks, SWFs and Distributors in Asia and the Middle East, across multiple asset classes namely, Public Markets, Alternatives and Real Estate.

Sameer joined ASK Capital Management in 2016 and took over as the CEO & MD in April 2021. He is responsible for spearheading and implementing the international growth strategy for the ASK’s product offerings. He serves as a Member of the Board for ASK Capital Management Pte Limited and ASK Real Estate Fund vehicles domiciled in Singapore.

Most recently, Sameer was the Head of Institutional Sales at Deutsche Asset Management for South East Asia. Prior to that, he has held senior leadership positions with some of the world's most reputed global asset managers including, Principal Global Investors, SG Asset Management and Lehman Brothers Asset Management. Sameer started his asset management career with Franklin Templeton Asset Management, Hong Kong in 1993 and is a frequent speaker at industry events across the region.

Sameer has Bachelor’s Degree in Advanced Accountancy & Economics from Pune University.

Gaurav Sharma

Portfolio Manager
Gaurav joined ASK Capital Management in 2017 as the Portfolio Manager for the ASK India Opportunities Fund 1, the flagship equities offshore fund of the ASK Group.
Gaurav has over 10 years of experience in the finance industry as an investment analyst. Based out of Singapore, he has covered Asia Pacific ex Japan equities across various sectors at both J O Hambro Capital Management and Silver Metis Capital Management. He started his career with Karvy Stock Broking in India as an equities derivatives analyst.
Gaurav has a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from South Gujarat University and an MBA in Finance and Strategy from Owen School of Business at Vanderbilt University, USA. He is also a CFA charterholder.

Dilip Sahu

Head - Compliance and Risk Management, International
Dilip joined ASK Capital Management in 2016 and heads Compliance and Risk Management of the International Business for ASK Group.
He is an experienced banking and compliance professional with over 15 years of extensive experience in the financial services industry covering geographies including Singapore, India and the Middle East. During his career Dilip has primarily worked in the banking & funds management field in various roles including but not limited to retail banking, priority banking, SME banking, capital market services as well as funds management compliance in the public and private markets space.
Prior to joining ASK, he worked for ICICI Bank as Branch Manager first in India and then Singapore as Branch Manager, heading up multiple Branches in Singapore where he was responsible for all business, operations, audit, compliance and customer due diligence. Prior to joining ICICI, he worked with Kotak Mahindra Bank and Trackmail in India covering Customer Service Operations.
Dilip holds a Post Graduate Degree from Mumbai University along with Advance Diploma in Software Engineering. He also holds his Compliance Diploma specializing in Governance Risk and Compliance Level 2 from International Compliance Training Academy in Singapore. He has further qualifications in Capital Markets and Financial Advisory Services certifications from the Institute of Banking & Finance, Singapore.