Deepak Raj Gupta
As President of the Australia India Business Council (AIBC) ACT chapter, represented ACT in various international delegations to promote ACT to overseas markets.
Former Labor MLA for Yerrabi electorate in north Canberra. Deepak has been a member and a long supporter of the Labor party. He has been instrumental in raising awareness of the political system to many migrant communities by involving them in the political circle both at the territory level as well as the Federal level. A passionate advocate of the ACT’s multicultural community and pioneer in incubating several popular multicultural programs in the ACT. A long and keen advocate for the local business community in Canberra. Past president of the Australia India Business Council ACT chapter and a former member of the AIBC National Executive Board of Directors.
Was awarded the Community Service Excellence Award in 2015 at the Australia India Business and Community Awards ceremony in Sydney, in recognition of promoting multicultural harmony, acceptance, mutual respect, and understanding among the ACT’s diverse communities. In 2012 Deepak was also awarded the ACT Community Advocate award by the ACT Government.
Former Australian Public Service employee.