Rajiv Memani
The opportunity in emerging markets is tremendous, spurred by the availability of talent and a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem, which leads to speed and scale at optimal costs.

Rajiv Memani

Chair of the EY Global Emerging Markets Committee, Chairman and Regional Managing Partner – India

Active with fast-growing Indian entrepreneurial companies as well as private equity funds with a presence in India. Passionate about clients, economic policy and entrepreneurship.

As Chair of the EY Global Emerging Markets Committee, Rajiv connects emerging markets with developed markets and each other so that emerging markets’ voices are considered in key decisions.

He is also the Chairman and Regional Managing Partner for EY India. He has advised clients across sectors and worked closely with several of the largest conglomerates in India. Prior to his current role, he established EY India’s market-leading Transaction Advisory Services. Previously, he worked in EY India Tax and Assurance Services in Singapore. More recently, he was appointed by the Ministry of Finance as part of a taskforce to draft a new Direct Tax Law.

Rajiv is a member of the National Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry, in addition to being the Chairman of its National Committee on Tax. He is also a board member for IIM Sirmaur, one of India’s premier management schools. He received a bachelor's degree in Commerce from the Shri Ram College of Commerce.

How Rajiv is building a better working world

“Through the work we do with clients, EY contributes significantly to India’s growth and development in infrastructure, employment generation, skilling and e-governance.

To create a lasting impact on our local communities, we established the EY India Foundation in 2004. Today, over 500,000 children from rural India benefit from our education initiatives. Our initiatives for women entrepreneurship are helping increase income for more than 175,000 rural families in about 3,000 villages. As part of our pledge to be carbon neutral by 2020, we have undertaken several programs from planting trees to installing solar panels, smart lighting solutions and water conservation systems at our office locations.

I am proud that each year our people enthusiastically volunteer their time and resources to support our community initiatives.”

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