Dr. Ashok Chanda
Business Transformation and Strategy for Growth
With more than 25 years of experience, Dr. Ashok Chanda is an accomplished business professional having expertise in managing and leading various industries such as oil & gas, mining, infrastructure, energy, logistics, consulting as well as the education sector in business environments across the globe.
Currently, Dr. Chanda is a Principal Consultant with an Australian consulting organisation based in Adelaide, Australia. In the recent past, he served as a Director with an Australian higher education organisation. Earlier, He was the Group - CEO of the AMR Group based in Hyderabad and Brisbane, which is a large mining, infrastructure, construction organization where he has provided leadership to all business divisions, group companies, defined growth strategies and built robust business processes. In his earlier assignments, Dr. Chanda was Chief of Strategy and Shared Services for Gati Limited, a major logistics organization, Senior VP with Reliance Energy and General Manager with Gujarat Gas/British Gas.
During his career, he has driven transformational change, provided leadership and created an environment of growth and success, including some of major global M&A deals, strategic alliance and innovative approaches to performance management. He possesses strong capabilities for organizational development and driving change management with a unique blend of business and people management competencies.
From 2006 onward, he has spent considerable time with Australian businesses and gained expertise on unique Australian business processes and regulations. He is also an active member of quite a few professional associations in Australia and India.
Dr. Chanda has attained a Ph.D. in Management from University of South Australia with Presidential scholarship. He also has gained a Master’s in Business Management as well as law qualifications. He has authored three Management books and numerous research papers which have been published internationally. He was also appointed as a Faculty (adjunct) with IIM-Indore, board member of ASBM along with a skill development organisation.