The India Advisory Council
The City of London Corporation India Advisory Council is a group of senior executives in the Indian financial and professional services sector that help guide our work.
Our work is supported by the City of London India Advisory Council, established in 2007 to guide the City's engagement with India.
The India Advisory Council is made up of senior representatives from India’s Financial and Professional Services industry, the group meets bi-annually in Mumbai and London to review progress in financial services reform in India, discuss work on the City's priority areas over the preceding months and establish new areas of focus.
The Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee at the City of London Corporation, Chris Hayward, chairs the annual Indian Advisory Council meetings held in London and in India.
Advisory members include (in alphabetical order):
Ajay Shah Professor, Professor at National Institute of Public Finance & Policy (NIPFP)
Ajay Srinivasan, Chief Executive - Financial Services & Director - Corporate Strategy & Business Development at Aditya Birla Group
Bahram Vakil, Founder & Senior Partner at AZB & Partners
Deepak Parekh, Chairman at HDFC
Jairaj Purandare Chairman at JMP Advisors
Mukesh Ambani, Chairman at Reliance Industries Limited
Nasser Munjee, Chairman at Development Credit Bank
Rajiv Luthra, Founder & Managing Partner at L&L Partners
Sanjay Jain, Chief Innovation Officer at Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE), IIM Ahmedabad
Surendra Rosha, Group General Manager and CEO at HSBC India