In 1978 he graduated from the University of India and received his Bachelor of Arts.
From 1982-1985 he worked as the Accountant executive at Blow Plast Ltd., Bombay, India. Since 1985 he held a position of the Accountant manager at Century Enka Ltd., India. Also Anil Singhvi worked as a Treasurer at Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd., India, since 1986. Since 1992 A. Singhvi was the Director at Gall Finance Ltd., Bombay, and at Concrete Finance Ltd., Bombay and also at Ican Securities & Research Ltd., Bombay, 1994.
Nowadays A. Singhvi is the Chairman of Ican Investments Advisors Pvt. Ltd, a firm engaged in Corporate Advisory & Investment Banking. He is on the Boards of Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd, Camlin Ltd, Mastek Ltd, Mastek (UK) Ltd, and Future Capital Holdings Ltd. He also serves as Advisor to KKR Advisors at India Pvt Ltd and India Value Fund. Anil Singhvi is very closely associated with SAMPARC - a non government organization which works to empower the needy children. Apart from this he is also on the Indian Advisory Board of Habitat for Humanity, an NGO involved with construction of Houses for needy and poor people. Anil Singhvi is a contributor of articles to professional journals.
He is a Fellow Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
He is a member of Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industries and Indian Chamber of Commerce (insurance committee).
He is married to Nishi Mehta on the 10th of February 1985 and has a child.