The strategic advisory firm The Asia Group announces the expansion of its team to provide business solutions and strategies to companies operating across South Asia.
Ashley J. Tellis, the preeminent strategic expert on India and an architect of the landmark U.S.-India civil nuclear agreement, joins The Asia Group as a Senior Advisor. Likewise, Anand Shah, the President and Founder of Dhamiri Inc. and former executive at leading MNCs, joins The Asia Group as a Senior Advisor.
“Ashley is unrivaled in his understanding of how businesses should adapt to the evolving economic and security environment in the Indo-Pacific. He has worked on the U.S.-India relationship for over three decades and brings vast expertise on India’s strategic landscape. Anand Shah is one of the foremost experts on technology, policy, and politics in South Asia and a trusted counselor to the world’s most innovative companies,’’ says Dr. Kurt M. Campbell, The Asia Group Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder.
Ashley J. Tellis is the Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs and a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, specializing in international security and U.S. foreign and defense policy with a special focus on Asia and the Indian subcontinent. An accomplished diplomat, he has previously held senior positions at the U.S. State Department and the White House.
Anand Shah is the President and Founder of Dhamiri, a new venture that helps corporations develop initiatives that align business with public good. He has nearly twenty years of experience advising business leaders on India and driving innovative new ventures across South Asia, including most recently as a Senior Vice President at ride-sharing giant Ola.
The Asia Group’s South Asia team includes experts based in New Delhi and Washington, D.C.