Anirudh Goswami, Advisor, co-leads Delhi-based BSAC, our strategic partner for India
A public policy and government affairs professional, Mr. Goswami has advised on and leads clients’ business strategies and key engagements with government agencies, think tanks, policy influencers and industry bodies. His network, and ability to spot emerging trends that impact client businesses, has helped clients keep stakeholders better informed about their policy imperatives, navigate the nuances of Centre – State relations and identify business opportunities in India. Mr. Goswami is a thought leader in implementing Public Private Partnerships that require multi-stakeholder collaborations.
Mr. Goswami started his career in the infrastructure sector, providing support to international clients in government relations and outreach covering power, rail and roads. He went on to work for some of India’s leading automotive ancillaries, a family owned business conglomerate, and a consulting firm. He supported their/ client leadership teams in business strategy and diversification across manufacturing, defence (avionics), services, new technologies, renewable energy, healthcare and mining. In his entrepreneurial journey Mr. Goswami led a multidimensional team across India implementing various projects, in pioneering cost effective technologies in Solar, and LED lighting. He also supported implementation of World Bank & ADB funded projects for setting up transmission lines & sub-stations, urban waste management & waste to energy projects.
He has supported/ conceptualized strategic initiatives such as the adoption of Industrial Training Institutes (ITI), a PPP project with the Government of Haryana, CII and World Bank and the first of its kind PPP model with a multinational medical device manufacturer for implementation across 18 States in India. He has also participated in various Industry forums including CII’s National Committee on Affirmative Action, Services & Skill Development and ACMA’s National Committee for Human Resources & Skill Development.
He received his Master’s Degree in Political Studies from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi (India), Bachelors of Arts in History, Economics & Political Science from St. Josephs’ College of Arts & Sciences, Bangalore (India) & is an alumni of The Doon School, Dehra Dun (India).