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.