Head of Listings and Primary Markets, NSE
Ishita leads the listings and the primary markets business at the National Stock Exchange of India across equity, debt, and hybrid securities. She works closely with issuers, bankers, investors, state-owned entities and regulatory authorities to ensure a robust fund raising framework in India. Ishita has experience on both the buy as well as the sell side and has seen the investing community from both these angles over the last 18 years. Prior to NSE, Ishita led Investment Banking for a domestic brokerage and was also instrumental in setting up an infrastructure focused private equity fund in India. She started her career in management consulting and led the CFO Advisory Forum for leading Indian corporates during her consulting stint. Ishita has been an active member of several SEBI sub-committees on equity and debt capital markets including the SEBI sub-committee responsible for drafting the public market led fund raising framework for Indian start-ups.