Ankush is based in the UK and as Vice President Finance and CFO International leads the commercial finance organisation across the International Region at AstraZeneca. He is a member of both the International Leadership Team as well as the Global Finance Leadership Team. In 2020, Ankush was appointed to the Board of AstraZeneca’s listed Indian subsidiary as a Non-Executive Director.
Prior to joining AstraZeneca over 5 years ago as European Regional CFO, Ankush spent 16 years at GSK based in the UK, US and Australia for a variety of roles including CFO for the Australia & NZ business, CFO for Global R&D and leadership of the Corporate Development group working closely with the Corporate Executive Team and Board on several M&A projects.
Before joining GSK, Ankush worked in M&A with HSBC Investment Bank following qualification as a Chartered Accountant (ACA) with KPMG and is a Chemistry graduate from University of Oxford living in London with his family.