Shri Alok Ranjan Ji

Shri Alok Ranjan Ji

Chief Patron – SIMA

I.A.S Officer with 38 years of distinguished service, PGDM degree from IIM Ahmedabad and B.A (Hon.) Economics from St. Stephens College Delhi. Retired as the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh (Executive head of the state). Established leader, with extensive experience of administration cutting across a wide variety of sectors concerned with economics, finance, industrial governance and others.

An established thought leader and public speaker I have given talks at various educational and business forums such as Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Uttar Pradesh Academy of Administration, CII (Confederation of Indian Industry), PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry and more.

Author of two books, I also write articles for leading national publications such as Times of India, Economic Times, Business Standard, HT and more.

I am currently serving on the board of multiple large private sector organizations and am also associated with various academic Institutions, government bodies and NGOs in an executive as well as advisory capacity.

Professional Experience

Current Professional Engagements

  • Member of the Court (Highest Advisory Body) – Bennett Coleman University
  • Advisor – PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry : Advising the PHD chamber of Commerce and Industry in all their initiatives associated with industry, trade and entrepreneurship.
  • Chairman – Policy Think Tank : Advising the government on various aspects of policy formulation and implementation.
  • Director on the board of Shriram Pistons & Rings Ltd.
  • Director on the board of Jackson Ltd. & Jackson Engineering Ltd.
  • Director on the board of Edutest
  • Advisor & Ex. President – Lucknow Management Association (Rated as the best management assoc. in the country by AIMA for three consecutive years.)
  • Chairman – Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Foundation – Leading the organization dedicated to spreading the ideals and values of late Indian president Dr. Kalam.
  • Member of the Court (Highest Advisory Body) Shiv Nadar University
  • Member Academic Council – Jaipuria Institute of Management
  • Distinguished Adjunct Professor – Jaipuria Institute of Management, Lucknow
  • Adjunct Professor University of Lucknow
  • Adjunct Professor – BBD University, Lucknow
  • Chairman – Indo Latin Chamber of Commerce
  • Chairman – Mission Sushiksha of I-Care Foundation: A mission dedicated to improving the quality of primary education in the state of Uttar Pradesh.