Prabodh Thakker is the Chairman and majority shareholder of Global Insurance Brokers (GLOBAL), one of the largest insurance brokerage and consultancy practices in India. A third-generation entrepreneur with over three decades of experience Mr. Thakker has become the name to reckon with in Indian and International Insurance & Reinsurance industry. Under his leadership, GLOBAL has scaled many highs and enjoys expertise in various verticals of insurance including Aviation, Energy, Construction, Cyber, Reinsurance, Mega Risk, Employee Benefits and Risk Management practices.
For his contributions and competence, he has held various respectable industry positions. Mr. Thakker was the President of Indian Merchants' Chamber [IMC] for the year 2014-15. He is also a member on the Managing Committee of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce and member on the Executive Committee of Indo American Society, Mumbai and has been associated with various forums.
A Visionary by nature and a "make it happen" person by compulsion, he is involved in many social activities in bringing about a meaningful change in the social environment of the country. Thus, he actively supports education and employment programs for the less privileged youth from the rural areas.
His belief that ethical practice is the backbone of good business has resulted in global pioneering many practices that are known as "firsts" in the insurance industry and hence operates with an underlying philosophy of 'Growth with Governance’.