Nilesh Desai

Head of Credit

  • Nilesh is the Head of Credit and is based out of the London office.
  • Prior to Be-Spoke Capital, Nilesh was a Managing Director at Ares Management in Europe where he was responsible for credit analysis and monitoring borrowers in the leveraged and high yield markets across a range of sectors.
  • Prior to this, Nilesh worked in the Credit Alternatives Group at The Carlyle Group in London (where he was a member of the credit committee) and New York. His experience also includes working at Citigroup in the Leveraged Finance Portfolio Group. He began his career at KPMG working in both Audit and Transaction Services.
  • Nilesh holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Management Science from the University of Warwick and is a charted accountant and a CFA charterholder.