IDIA Board of Advisors

Several eminent personalities have volunteered to give us strategic advise from time to time. The list of the IDIA Board of Advisors is as given below:


(For convenience we have listed this table alphabetically Subcommittee wise)

Name Designation Subcommittee
Prof. Dr. N. R. Madhava Menon Founding Vice Chancellor, NLSIU Bangalore Academic Affairs
Prof. Dr. R. Venkata Rao Vice-Chancellor, NLSIU Banaglore Academic Affairs
Prof. Dr. Ranbir Singh Vice-Chancellor, NLU Delhi Academic Affairs
Prof. Dr. Purvi Pokhariyal Director & Dean, Institute of Law, Nirma University Academic Affairs
Prof. Dr. S. Japhet Professor of Sociology & Director of the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP), NLSIU, Bangalore Academic Affairs
Prof. Dr. V. S. Elizabeth Professor of History, NLSIU Bangalore Academic Affairs
Prof. Faizan Mustafa Vice-Chancellor, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad Academic Affairs
Prof. Vikramaditya Khanna Professor of Global Corporate & Financial Law & Policy, University of Michigan Law School, Michigan (USA) Academic Affairs
Prof. Dr. Amita Dhanda Professor of Law and Dean (Academics), NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad Academic Affairs
Arghya Sengupta Research Director, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy Academic Affairs
Natasha Nayak Asst. Professor, Jindal Global Law School, Sonepat Academic Affairs
Susan Karamanian Associate Dean, George Washington Law School Academic Affairs
Swethaa Ballakrishnen PhD Candidate, Stanford University Academic Affairs
Tarunabh Khaitan Fellow, University of Oxford Academic Affairs
Tilottama Raychaudhuri Asst. Professor, WB NUJS Kolkata Academic Affairs
Yogesh Pai Asst. Professor, NLU Delhi Academic Affairs
Ajay Bahl Co- Founding Partner, AZB & Partners Donor Advisor
Pramod Rao General Counsel, Citi India Fundraising and Resource Mobilisation
Antony J Alex CEO, Rainmaker Fundraising and Resource Mobilisation
Nandini Khaitan Partner, Khaitan & Co. Fundraising and Resource Mobilisation
Percival Billimoria Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Fundraising and Resource Mobilisation
Karan Singh Founding Partner, Trilegal Governance
Murali Neelakantan General Counsel, Cipla Governance
Suhaan Mukherjee Founder, PLR Chambers Governance
Madhurima Mukherjee Chief Mentor, IDIA and Partner, AZB & Partners Governance / Fundraising
Somasekhar Sundaresan Partner, JSA Governance / Fundraising
Moray McLaren Consultant, Red Stone Consulting Human Resources
Avneet Kaur Head, Human Resources, Khaitan & Co. Human Resources
Bithika Anand CEO, Legal League Consulting Human Resources
Debanjan Mandal Partner, Fox & Mandal Legal Advisory
Manav Nagaraj Partner, Tatva Legal Legal Advisory
Sachin Malhan Executive Partner, Ashoka Changemakers Training and Mentoring
Abhimanyu Bhandari Co-Founding Partner, Axon Partners LLP General
Aditya Bhat Partner, AZB & Partners General
Ameet Datta Partner, Saikrishna and Associates General
Anand Desai Managing Partner, DSK Legal General
Ashish Ahuja Partner, Wadia Ghandy & Co. General
Ashwath Rau Partner, Amarchand & Mangaldas General
Azmul Haque Consultant, Olswang General
Bobby Kunhu Legal and Social Sector Consultant General
Gautam Saha Partner, AZB & Partners General
Gayatri Bedi Senior Counsel, GE General
Gopal Sankarnarayanan Advocate, Supreme Court of India General
Gopal Subramanium Senior Advocate and Former Solicitor General of India General
Jagriti Bhattacharyya Advocate, Mumbai General
Kamlesh Sajnani Chairman, IMS General
Keshav Dhakad Regional Director, IP and Digital Crimes, Microsoft Corporation General
Menaka Guruswamy Advocate, Supreme Court General
Monica Dutta Partner, Sai Krishna & Associates General
Nandan Nelvigi Partner, White & Case LLP General
Nisha Kaur Uberoi Partner, Amarchand & Mangaldas General
Nupur Sinha Executive Director and Founding Member of Center for Social Justice General
Orijit Das European General Counsel & Vice President, Genpact, UK General
Pooja Sinha Counsel, O’Melveny & Myers LLP General
Pravin Anand Managing Partner, Anand and Anand General
Rabindranath Jhunjhunwala Partner, Khaitan & Company General
Rahul Matthan Founding Partner, Trilegal General
Rahul Sarella Partner, AMSS General
Rajiv K. Luthra Founder and Managing Partner, Luthra & Luthra General
Rajneesh Singh CLAT Head, IMS General
Sai Krishna Bharathan Partner, AZB & Partners General
Sajan Poovayya Senior Advocate and Managing Partner, Poovayya & Co General
Sam Taraporewala Director, Xavier’s Center for Visually Challenged General
Santhosh Mathew Advocate, Cochin High Court General
Shri. Veerappa Moily Former Minister of Corporate Affairs, Government of India General
Smitha Murthy Assistant General Counsel, Monsanto General
Sridhar Gorthi Partner, Trilegal General
Tejal Patel General Counsel – India, GE General
Zia Mody Managing Partner, AZB & Partners General