Krea University is delighted to welcome Rajiv Memani, Chairman, CEO, EY India as a member of the governing council.
Rajiv Memani has over three decades of experience in the industry, advising fast-growing Indian entrepreneurial and global organisations establishing or expanding their presence in India and with private equity funds. Under his stewardship, EY has grown to be over a 50,000 people strong company in India and consistently been recognized as the country’s leading professional services organisation.
On joining Krea University as a governing council member, Memani said, “The industry has a pivotal role in advancing higher education through direct involvement in shaping the future generation of graduates. I am honoured to be a part of Krea University’s vision to re-imagine education for the 21st century and align with their efforts to make quality higher education equitable and accessible.”
Rajiv Memani is the Chairman and CEO of EY’s India region that includes Bangladesh. He is also a member of EY’s Global Executive Board as the Chair of Global Emerging Markets Committee.
Rajiv is active with many clients, principally fast-growing Indian multinationals and private equity funds. He has successfully advised clients across disciplines and has been working with several of the largest conglomerates in India.
Rajiv is a member of the National Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), in addition to being the Chairman of its National Committee on Tax. He has been appointed in several high-powered Government of India committees, including the most recent, Ministry of Finance taskforce that drafted a new Direct Tax Code in 2019.
Rajiv is also a Board member of Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Sirmaur, one of India’s premier management schools.
With his deep commitment to giving back to the society, Rajiv has been the driving force behind EY Foundation for the last 15 years. Under his leadership, the Foundation has positively impacted millions of poor families through sustainable and scalable programs in the areas of education and rural empowerment.