Nilanjan Sinha
Nilanjan SinhaHead Legal, India & South East Asia

Nilanjan started his career with Exide Industries, a battery-manufacturing company. He then moved to financial services and worked as Chief Manager, Corporate Legal, ICICI Bank, and then as President & General Counsel, YES Bank, before joining GE Capital India in 2010 to head legal, compliance, & government relations functions for its financial services businesses in India. In April 2017, he joined Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd as Head – Corporate Advisory. In May 2018, he re-joined ICICI Bank as Head - Legal, India & South East Asia.

After earning Bachelor’s degrees in Commerce as well as Law, Nilanjan studied to become a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. In 2006, he read for his Masters’ Degree in Commercial Laws (LLM) from the University of Bristol (UK), with specializations in Comparative Corporate Governance, Banking, Intellectual Property, and International Disputes.

Nilanjan was named by Indian Corporate Counsel Association as one of “India’s Finest In-House Counsels”. He is a keen tennis enthusiast and a regular speaker at legal seminars and law colleges. He is also part of International Mentoring Scheme for Indian students of University of Bristol.

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