MD, Economic Policy Group
Managing Director for boutique economic consulting firm EPG, specialising in economic analysis, strategic communications and market entry assistance with India, with offices in London, Bangalore and East Africa.
He was additionally, until August 2017, UK Director for the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), the premier and largest industry body in India. He is also the co-founder of a tech start-up in the CSR space. Previously he worked in Economic Consulting at FTI Consulting and Deloitte in London and Abu Dhabi, with a focus on public policy and international arbitration. He was Chairman for a not-for-profit membership organisation with several thousand members for three years.
He studied Economics at Warwick University, where he was awarded the Prize for Excellence, and LMU University of Munich. His dissertation won a prize at an international economics conference at Georgetown University, Washington DC. He has published academic research on behavioural economics and social impact, and contributed to various books, particularly on India. He is a regular commentator on public policy and India across print, TV and online media, having been featured on BBC News, CBC, CNBC, CNN, NDTV, South China Morning Post, Huffington Post and elsewhere.
CEO, Cancer Research UK
Former Ambassador & College Head
Chairman, UN Association of the UK
Head of the Department of Economics, University of Birmingham
General Secretary, NASUWT
President & Deputy Chair, John Lewis Partnership Council & Deputy Chairman, National Equality Standard