Mr Sumant Batra

Sumant is a corporate and policy lawyer of global eminence, writer and columnist. He has authored various papers, and contributes articles to a number of publications including newspapers. His other initiatives include setting up of creative enterprises which include The Taj Colloquium, Kumaon Literary Festival, a boutique hotel and a museum.

He is a senior international consultant to IMF, World Bank Group and OECD, has worked extensively on policy matters in Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East and South Asia. Rated as India’s No. 1 insolvency lawyer by Legal 500, his contributions to reforms in Indian insolvency system are well-recognised.

Sumant has held leadership positions in prestigious multi-lateral, global and national organisations. He is a frequent speaker at various international and domestic conferences. He is an avid collector of retro-curious. He has founded a number of initiatives to preserve and promote Indian heritage in the field of art through a not for profit body, NHP Centre founded by him.

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