Meet the Management
ASK Group is a passionate team of industry specialists with decades of experience, working hard towards building your wealth and realising your vision for the future.
Chairman and Founder, ASK Group
Mr. Koticha has over three decades of experience in the Indian capital markets and is well renowned in the Indian financial markets. He has featured in CNBC TV18's 'Wizards of Dalal Street'. Under his mentorship, ASK Group has developed independent and focused expertise in the areas of Equity Research, Asset Management (both Equities and Real Estate), Financial Planning and Wealth Advisory.
Vice Chairman and Founder, ASK Group
Mr. Koticha is the Vice Chairman and Founder of ASK Group. He has been instrumental in incubating and mentoring all the business verticals of ASK Group for over three decades. He is a member of the Board and Investment Committees of all the businesses, and he mentors ASK Group in areas of Corporate Governance and Best Practice. Mr. Koticha is also closely associated with several social causes focusing on betterment of underprivileged through various means.
CEO and Managing Director, ASK Group
Mr. Rohokale is responsible for the vision of ASK Group and spearheads the strategy of the group. He joined as an Executive Director in September 2008, and subsequently in 2011 he was elevated to the position of MD and CEO of ASK Group with a mandate to grow the company into a formidable wealth and investment management entity. With over 20 years of experience in banking, financial services and investment sectors, Mr. Rohokale enjoys strong credentials in setting up new businesses and building strong professional teams that deliver results.
Executive Director, ASK Group
With a career spanning three decades in the markets, Mr. Shah has deep interface in the Indian corporate world, providing comprehensive insights in Indian capital markets (Equity and Fixed Income) and giving strong emphasis towards bottom-up investing. With stock picking being his special strength, he has a significant understanding of global businesses. As the Executive Director of ASK Group, Mr. Shah provides strategic guidance to the CEOs in managing their respective businesses while closely supervising the Investment Management business of the group. In 2013, he authored a book titled 'Of Long-Term Value & Wealth Creation from Equity Investing: Observation, Ideas & Reflections'. He has been featured in 'Wizards of Dalal Street' (CNBC TV18), '20 Market Wizards' (Forbes India), 'India's 40 Market Minds' (Outlook Profit), 'India's Money Monarch' (Investment Interview Book), among others.
CEO and Managing Director, ASK Wealth Advisors
Mr. Saluja joined ASK Group in December 2006 as Managing Partner to setup the Wealth Advisory and Multi-Family Office business for the UHNI segment in India. He has over 25 years of experience across sales, product and business management in the Consumer Banking, Wealth Management and Private Wealth Advisory industry. Prior to joining ASK Wealth Advisors, Mr. Saluja worked with Standard Chartered Bank as the Business Head - Priority Banking & Deposits for the wealth management business in India. In his 10 years of association with the Bank, he was instrumental in building a strong distribution and customer franchise for wealth management across 31 cities in India and played a significant role in shaping the business model and the program for the HNI customer segment. He is an Honorary Chartered Wealth Manager (CWM) from American Academy of Financial Management, holds a Bachelor's degree in Maths and Economics along with a Master's in Marketing Management from the University of Mumbai.
CEO and Managing Director, ASK Property Investment Advisors
Mr. Bhagat founded the Real Estate Private Equity business of ASK Group in 2008. He has an experience of more than a decade in the mortgage finance industry. Previously, he was the National Credit Head for the mortgage division of ICICI Bank. He was also the head of ICICI Property Services and has advised / syndicated over US$ 500 Mn (₹3300 Cr.) of private equity investments. At ASK Group, he has raised, and currently manages / advises an offshore and three domestic funds amounting to US$ 500 Mn (₹3300 Cr.). He has invested in multiple projects in five cities and demonstrated complete exits with superior risk adjusted returns. Mr. Bhagat is a Chartered Accountant.
Business Head and CIO, ASK Investment Managers
Mr. Agrawal heads the ASK PMS business. He works closely with clients and channel partners and provides strategic direction to fund managers and research teams. He holds 20 years of experience in capital markets. Prior to ASK Group, he was associated with SBI Capital Markets as Head of Research and headed equities at ABN Amro and Bharti Axa AMCs. He was part of the team involved with the privatisation of VSNL and handled Hindustan Zinc for Vedanta Group. On the advisory side, he was actively involved in the power sector and in the oil and gas sector.
CEO, ASK Capital Management Pte. Ltd., Singapore
Mr. Gallagher joined ASK Group in August 2015 and is responsible for the International Operations of ASK Group. He leads the strategic direction for global capital markets. Prior to ASK Group, he was the CEO of IDFC Capital (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., and was Head of the Investor Management Group for IDFC Limited's Alternatives Business which manages in excess of US$ 3 Bn. Prior to IDFC, he headed Investor Relations and Fund Raising for Allco Finance Group Limited. He co-led the raising of public and private market funds including Singapore's first cross border Real Estate Investment Trust which ultimately managed over US$ 1.8 Bn in assets. Before working with Allco, he was a national manager at Alleasing Finance Australia, where he focused on structured finance.