Adit Jain
Chairman and Editorial Director, IMA India

Adit Jain established IMA India, an economic & business research company in 1994. He continues to serve as its Chairman and Editorial Director. Previously he worked with Lazard, an investment bank, as Vice President & Head of M&A. Adit has advised companies on their India strategy; deposed as an expert witness, at commercial litigations and given testimony at Parliamentary proceedings.

He provides briefings to Company Boards, speaks at emerging market seminars and has lectured on Business Policy as Adjunct Faculty at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and International Management Institute.

He has over the years authored over a thousand articles in the domain of economics, politics, international affairs and business practices. He is Editor of IMA’s Quarterly Country Report, CFO Connect (a monthly magazine for the Finance Function) and IMA’s principal economic commentator.

His writings frequently focus on the economic role of governments. He is a non-executive Director on the boards of Sanmar Group, BMR Advisers and PR Pundit Public Relations. He previously served on the boards of Shriram Transport Finance, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam, Engineers India Ltd, Certification Engineers International Limited and Indosolar.