Business Foundations
Indian Political Risk Analysis, Country Forecasting & Business Strategy Consultancy

E 10/9 (2nd Floor), Vasant Vihar, New Delhi 110 057, India
TEL: +91 11 615 1801    FAX: +91 11 615 2219

Subhash Agrawal, President

Subhash Agrawal is a business and political analyst, and has been a senior advisor to many foreign companies on macro-level strategic issues in India, including political scenarios, economic trends, geo-political developments, forecast of investment climate, government policy, and overall country risk assessment. Prior to starting Business Foundations he had worked in management consultancy for over 10 years, including senior positions with the Indian associate of KPMG Peat Marwick.

  • MBA from Georgetown University, Washington DC; special focus in ‘International Business Diplomacy’ through a joint program with the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown

  • Published over 30 articles and papers in prestigious newspapers and journals, such as The Times of India, The Economic Times, Far Eastern Economic Review, Asian Wall Street Journal, Look Japan, BCA Emerging Markets Strategist and Indian Management Journal

  • Columnist for a year with Outlook, one of the largest circulation and influential magazines in India

  • Contributing author of the book "New Product Success Stories," an analysis of market success by new and existing Fortune 500 companies, published by John Wiley & Sons in 1995

  • Interviewed and quoted by various international media, including The Economist, Lehrer News Hour on PBS (USA), Associated Press (USA), The Financial Times (UK), Radio Deutsche Welle, The Times (London) and The Minneapolis-St.Paul Star (USA)

  • Member of the Strategic Management Group, a leading Indian think-tank which includes senior government officials, economists, editors and industrialists.

  • Invited in April 1999 by the Confederation of Indian Industry to serve on the national committee of CII’s ‘Young Business Council’

  • Invited to speak at many national and international seminars, such as: 1) Tokyo, August 1992: residency seminar on "International Business: Asia & Japan" hosted by Nippon Life Insurance Company, 2) New Delhi, October 1996: conference on "International Service Standards" hosted by the Bureau of Indian Standards, and 3) New Delhi, November 1997: international seminar on "Global Competition and the Indian Response" jointly sponsored by FICCI and EU Commission in India, and 4) New Delhi, January 1999: international seminar on "India as an Emerging Power" sponsored by the World Policy Institute (New York)

  • Editor of India Focus, a bi-monthly political risk report for international executives, diplomats and bankers on a range of government, political, economic and policy issues in India

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