Nilesh is a well known face in the industry and has spent three decades in the capital markets. He is a gold medalist Chartered Accountant by education.He has a rich and diverse experience of managing funds across equity, fixed income securities and real estate for local and global investors. He has received numerous awards and accolades in his professional career journey. Before joining Kotak Mutual Fund he held leadership roles with Axis Capital, ICICI Prudential Asset Management, Franklin Templeton and ICICI Securities.Nilesh is also the Chairman of Association of Mutual Funds in India, Member of SEBI’s Mutual Fund Advisory Committee and a part time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister. He was featured in Top 50 People of India, by the India Today for CY 2020.In this episode Nilesh shares how he got into capital markets, what key changes he has observed over last few decades in the markets. He shares his views around Covid-19, impact on the market. He has a good piece of advice for retail investors around how they should go about investing in the markets. He also shares few really interesting stories from his career and how those stories had deep impact on him.