Korn Ferry
Deepak Gupta

Deepak Gupta

Managing Principal, Middle East


Mr. Gupta is a Business Psychologist, Certified Process Professional and Management Consultant with nearly 20 years of international experience in Business Development and Sales as well as Solution Design, Delivery and Management of large & complex projects.

He has built and led successful teams and profitable practices while helping clients with their leadership and talent management strategies, including assessment and development, restructuring and aligning people, processes and structure with strategy. Prior to his current position, he was a Director with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Abu Dhabi.

During his 5+ years as the People and Change Practice Leader for  PricewaterhouseCoopers in Abu Dhabi. Mr. Gupta grew practice from a one man effort to a significant team size and a well-recognized market presence. He also played a key role in shaping the firm’s Human Capital Strategy.

Prior to Middle East, Mr. Gupta  was with Mercer HR Consulting and PwC in India and was responsible for the HR Consulting practices in the respective firms.

An Indian citizen, Mr. Gupta holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts (with Honours) in Psychology, a Master of Arts in Applied Psychology from Delhi University and a Ph.D from the Centre of Advance Studies, University of Allahabad, India.