Ash Bhatia


Ash's career has focused on creating new capabilities or optimizing existing ones across startups, high growth businesses and large corporates in various industries, with a significant focus on Financial Services.


Ash joins Motive Partners with a strong track record of driving commercially critical initiatives, influencing people to embed lasting change and delivering new organizational capabilities. He sees Motive Partners as the new paradigm in Private Equity with its unique blending of investment, operational & innovation expertise making it the ideal platform for partnership between incumbents & disruptors in the Financial Services industry.

Ash began his career at Ernst & Young, and has worked across Banking, Real Estate, Business Consulting, Outsourcing and Offshoring. He has built a diverse skillset that includes strategy formulation and translation to targeted delivery plans; delivering people, process and technology transformation for shareholder value; and deal origination, due diligence, structuring and negotiation to create win-win outcomes. His exposure of living & working in Europe, the USA, West Africa & Asia has given him a natural ability to operate effectively across cultures to optimize outcomes effectively and efficiently.

Ash studied at the University of Manchester and has been a Member & Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since 2006.

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