Ritesh Kumar Singh

Keynote Speeches:

Luxury Goods Prospects in India
Trade Policy Implications for Business - How to improve market access and safeguard long term commercial interest.
What’s Holding Up India’s Textile Exports
India: Top Macroeconomic and Regulatory Risks
Future of Indian Real Estate

Favorite Quote:

‘Nothing lasts forever’

Ritesh Picks:

The Art of Thinking Clearly - Rolf Dobelli
Passion Capital - Paul Alofs
The Rise and Fall of Nations - Ruchir Sharma
The Black Swan - Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Misbehaving - Richard Thaler

Founder and Chief Economist, Indonomics Consulting | Linkedin Top Voices 2016 – 2017- 2018

M.A (Economics) | LLB

Ritesh is a business economist with over 20 years of work experience across government and private sector organisations. He is the founder director and Chief Economist of Indonomics Consulting Private Limited.

Ritesh is an M.A. (Economics) and has a law degree (LLB) to his credit. He is a certified professional in Commercial Diplomacy from Institute of Trade & Commercial Diplomacy, USA. He’s an alumnus of prestigious International Visitors Leadership Program of US Dept. of State, Washington DC, USA.

He is also ‘India’ advisor to South Asia Studies Centre, Munich, Germany.

Before that he was associated with Raymond Limited wherein he advised the Group’s top management on the implications of ‘global macroeconomic environment for Indian economy/industrial sectors of interest’, and ‘India’s bilateral/regional and multilateral (WTO) trade agreements’ as well any issue related to ‘India’s regulatory setup’ so that Group businesses can factor them into their commercial strategies and policy advocacy agenda.

Prior to this, he was Group Trade Economist, Aditya Birla Group until May 2012. He has also worked as Assistant Director, 13th Finance Commission, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, New Delhi from where he moved to the Aditya Birla Group in 2008 as its Group Trade Economist. Before that, he was Research Officer (Economics), Cabinet Secretariat, Govt. of India, Delhi. Ritesh also has experience in teaching economic policy as a freelancer to civil services aspirants.

Why Ritesh?

He regularly speaks on implications of macroeconomic changes/developments in business regulations including trade and investment policy changes for businesses at conferences and seminars. Besides, Ritesh is a columnist for Nikkei Asian Review published by Nikkei-Financial Times Group. He also writes for Times of India, Brink Asia, BBN Times, The Hindu Business line, The Economic Times, The Financial Express, The Huffington Post, Quartz.com and Rajasthan Patrika.

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