Souyma Ghosh is a Senior Advisor at ASG, where he advises clients on regulatory issues throughout India and drawing on extensive experience in the Indian political and judicial spheres. Mr. Ghosh also currently serves as an Advisor at 9.9 Insights.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ghosh was Senior Vice President in charge of Public & Corporate Affairs at Reliance Group, the largest corporation in India. During his tenure, he led government affairs initiatives for the group’s companies at the federal and provincial levels in the telecommunications, financial services, insurance, power and infrastructure sectors.
Mr. Ghosh was also a Founding Member of Tikona Digital, a Goldman Sachs-funded IT start-up which is currently one of India’s fastest growing wireless broadband companies. He served as its Director of Programs, where he helped run corporate social responsibility initiatives and successfully managed the acquirement of its licenses as an internet service provider and national Wimax broadband.
Previously, Mr. Ghosh was the Group Head of Corporate Affairs for Jindal Steel & Power Limited, the most valuable private steel producer in India and focused on the company’s mining, petroleum and security interests. He also served as the General Manager of Government Affairs for Data Access, the telecommunications arm of the Hong Kong-based company Hutchison Whampoa, where he spearheaded the company’s international long distance service plan rollouts in India.
Mr. Ghosh graduated from Calcutta University. He speaks English, Hindi, and Bengali.
He is based in New Delhi, India.