Former Chairman, BCG India & Member, Planning Commission
Arun has held leadership positions in both the private and public sectors, bringing a perspective on how the two can work together to foster growth in India. As member of the Planning Commission from 2009-2014, he developed strategies, policies, and programmes on issues relating to industrialisation and urbanisation. He has also led participative scenario building for the future of India in 1999 with the Confederation of Indian Industry and in 2005 with the World Economic Forum, and has been involved in other government organisations, including the National Innovation Council.
Arun served as Chairman of Boston Consulting Group (BCG) India for eight years, and spent 25 years in the Tata Group, serving on the Board of Tata Motors. After that, Arun joined Arthur D Little Inc where he advised companies across sectors and geographies on their growth strategies. He is the author of many books including his most recent, Redesigning the Aeroplane While Flying: Reforming Institutions.