Deepali Bagati | Brunswick Group
Deepali Bagati

Deepali Bagati

Managing Partner, Global DEI: People and Clients, New York

With 20+ years of experience in culture change, leadership and talent development, diversity, equity & inclusion (DE&I) metrics and reporting, advocacy and community engagement and stakeholder communications, Dr. Bagati has instituted organizational transformation and leadership solutions across a range of industries including consumer goods, technology, professional and financial services, pharmaceuticals, and oil and gas.

Leveraging her extensive research, consulting, management, community organizing and coaching expertise, Deepali empowers CXOs and leaders to prioritize, take action and amplify their DE&I impact, strengthen stakeholder trust and manage reputation risk. As a lead partner for the DE&I practice at Brunswick Group, Deepali advises clients on DE&I risks and opportunities and how to engage stakeholders in their DE&I ambition and progress.

In her prior role, as a member of the executive team at The Medici Group, she led Client Success, leading a high-performing team to deliver enterprise-wide DE&I solutions including team-based coaching. At Catalyst, she was a member of the executive team and led Catalyst’s largest market—USA and APAC—across 350+ supporter companies from S&P500 and F1000 companies. She led the global expansion of Catalyst into India and managed a CEO-level advisory board and launched Catalyst’s Inclusive Leadership Initiative.

Deepali is a sought-after speaker and facilitator, nationally and globally, and has published research, courseware, and guides on inclusive leadership, gender/race/ethnicity, and global diversity and inclusion. She is on the NY Board of Girls Leadership and Advisory Committee for 92Ys Women in Power program. Deepali holds a PhD in Social Work & Social Research from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and a Master’s in Social Work and Bachelor of Economics from the University of Delhi in India.