Mr. Nilesh Desai is a veteran social entrepreneur passionately working on the revival of sick MSME units in India for the last 5 years. He has completed B.E. in metallurgy from M.S. University, Baroda in 1974, and has 41 years of experience in the engineering industry.
During the course of his career, He has revived/rehabilitated 15 units that are going strong. He has got wide knowledge in MSME (Micro Small Medium Enterprises) and is in various committees & RBI representing the interest of MSME units.

He has founded organizations SMEA Analytics, Growth Idea Lab, and Smegil Consultancy Private Limited to help the sick MSMEs.

He authored the book ‘The Unexplored Goldmine: The opportunities in the revival of sick MSMEs’ that captures the plight of the sector.

He has traveled widely and has business associations in Australia as well.