Mr. Rana Sarkar
Former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canada-India Business Council.
Rana Sarkar serves as a Senior Fellow and Co-Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. Previously, Mr. Sarkar was a co-founder and director of Rawlings Atlantic Limited, a cross border advisory firm, and Content Partners, a fast growing media promotions agency. Mr. Sarkar also served as the lead strategist at a leading European digital agency and as consultant at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants based in London and New Delhi. Mr. Sarkar helped establish the Roland Berger office in New Delhi (1997-1998), working for a variety of global and Indian corporate clients.
Mr. Sarkar is an active commentator and ideas contributor on global business and politics, and has been featured on the BBC and CBC, and in the Financial Times and The Globe & Mail. He has been a regular visiting lecturer at both the London School of Economics and the CASS Business School, a patron of the Guardian Hay Literary Festival. He attended the London School of Economics (MSc), Queen’s University at Kingston (BAH) and the INSEAD Executive Program and is a member of the advisory council of the Literary Review of Canada and the Mowatt Centre for Policy Innovation. He currently serves as co-chair of the Labour Market Readiness working group for the Toronto City Summit Alliance.