• Managing Committee

    "Public Policy is the delicate art of balancing diverse interests of society – government, academia, industry and public at large, for achieving the greatest good of the greatest numbers. PAFI will be the vehicle to
    achieve this."

    K C Ravi,
    President &
    Founding Member

  • Managing Committee

    "Public Affairs addresses issues around & creates 'CREDIBILITY'. By exception not visibility - which Public
    Relations does."

    Raman Sidhu,
    Vice President &
    Founding Member

  • Managing Committee

    Ishteyaque Amjad,
    Secretary

  • Managing Committee

    Dr. Subhajyoti Ray
    Treasurer

  • Managing Committee

    "The key to public-private partnership is a relationship based on trust, professionalism and a shared vision for the greater good of the society. PAFI will focus on ethics; winning with integrity and fostering informed policy formulation."

    Harish Krishnan,
    Past President &
    co-founder

  • Managing Committee

    "As India opens and the economy expands, the need for industry and government engagement is growing. PAFI is a strong start to give public affairs the boost it requires."

    Rahul Sharma,
    Past President &
    Founding Member

  • Managing Committee

    "Don't mistake activity with achievement."

    -- John Wooden, American Basketball Coach, 1973

    T S Vishwanath,
    Past President &
    Founding Member

  • Managing Committee

    "I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God's business."

    By Michael J. Fox, quoted by Lorne A. Adrain in 'The Most Important Thing I Know' US (Canadian-born), an actor

    Rajeev Batra,
    Past President &
    Founding Member

  • Managing Committee

    "Public Affairs services enables business. It is our mandate to build an association that builds a body of professionals that provides ethical solutions to complex issues across stakeholders."

    Prema Sagar,
    Founding President

  • Managing Committee

    "PAFI seeks to recognise strategic role of public affairs, provide a platform to share best practices & work towards building a credible global network of public affairs professionals."

    Ajay Khanna,
    Co-founder

  • Managing Committee

    Medha Girotra,
    Managing Committee Member

  • Managing Committee

    Sanjay Singh,
    Managing Committee Member

Public Affairs Forum of India (PAFI)
announces New Office Bearers for 2018-19
K C Ravi of Syngenta India is the New President of PAFI


New Delhi, April 24, 2018: Public Affairs Forum of India, country’s premier body for public and corporate affairs professionals, has appointed new office bearers for the year 2018-19.


Dr K C Ravi, Vice President- Business Sustainability, South Asia, Syngenta India Limited, has taken over as the new President Dr Ravi has over two and half decades of professional experience across in public policy and regulatory affairs and has worked with some of the leading multinational companies as well as CII. He holds a doctorate in social sciences from University of Madras. He takes over the role of President, PAFI, from Mr Harish Krishnan, Managing Director – Public Affairs & Strategic Engagements Cisco India & SAARC, upon completion of his successful term.


Mr Raman Sidhu,Chairman, EBG Federation, India (erstwhile European Business Group), has taken over as the new Vice President. Mr. Sidhu has spent over three decades across multiple sectors including BFSI and infrastructure and has also worked extensively on policy advocacy. He qualified CA from Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales and has his academic background in Economics.


Mr. Ishteyaque Amjad, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Coca-Cola India Pvt Ltd, has taken over as the new Secretary of the organisation, and Mr. Amjad served in the Indian Army and then later joined the corporate world. He has worked across infrastructure, technology and FMCG industry.


Dr. Subhajyoti Ray,President, Internet & Mobile Association of India, is the new Treasurer. Before joining IAMAI, Subho was Director for the ICT vertical at the Confederation of Indian Industry in New Delhi, where he worked since 1998, closely with the software & services, BPM, hardware and telecom industries. He is a trained historian having read history at the Presidency College, Kolkata and JNU, New Delhi.


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