Degree, University Bombay, 1958. Master of Science, University North Carolina, 1960. Master of Business Administration, Harvard U, 1964.
Senior vice president Morgan Guaranty Trust Company, New York City, 1964-1984. Chairman, president Desai Capital Management Inc., since 1984. Board directors Delaware Management Holdings, Inc., Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Maguire Holding Corporation, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, New Hampton, Incorporated, New York York City, Rouse Company, Columbia, Maryland.
Member New York Society Security Analysts, Knickerbocker Club, Heights Casino Club, Norfolk Country Club, Adirondack League Club.
Married Katharine Bates, June 14, 1964. Children: Sunil, Vanessa, Ian B.