Amitabh Kant

Chief Executive Officer, NITI Aayog

BA (Hons) in Economics, St Stephen's College, Delhi University; MA, Chevening Scholar, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Until May 2016, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Government of India; responsible for formulation and implementation of industrial policy and strategies for industrial development, formulation of foreign direct investment (FDI) policy and promotion and facilitation of FDI, policies related to intellectual property rights (IPRs) in the fields of patents, trademarks, industrial design and geographical indications. Currently, Chief Executive Officer, Niti Aayog. Chairman: Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC); National Productivity Council. Member, Indian Administrative Service. Author of Branding India - An Incredible Story. Has been a key driver of the "Incredible India" and "God's Own Country" campaigns.