A Koan is a paradox – a tool used in Zen meditation to transcend reason and force the realisation of a sudden, intuitive enlightenment.

who we are

We are a research-driven advisory firm. We combine legal, economic, and investment expertise, and continuously engage with decision makers to deliver on client mandates in India. We are lean, quality-driven and results-oriented, and count some of the world's largest companies as our clients.

Why we Exist

India is at the centre of a redefinition of global economic power. Given domestic complexities, there is constant flux in its business and political landscape. There is a dynamic interplay between the private and the public, the internal and external, the local and global. We help stakeholders interested and invested in India, to anticipate and successfully respond to this dynamism.

Our expertise

Research based advocacy

We help shape and articulate advocacy objectives, leveraging in-house domain expertise.

Coalition Building

We connect stakeholders, multiply voices and drive consensus to meet long-term business goals.

Thought Leadership

We combine insights from our professional networks with out-of-the-box thinking.

Investment Advisory

We leverage our networks to help clients secure finance and source projects.

Team

We believe in hitting the ground running. Our multidisciplinary team of domain experts helps us to ensure just that.

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  • Vivan Sharan
    Partner
  • Raghav Priyadarshi
    Partner
  • Dr. Vikash Gautam
    Director - Economic Research
  • Bharathi Anand
    Director - Government Relations
  • Aniruddha Shanbhag
    Director - Programmes, Sustainability and Knowledge Management
  • Dr Ajai Garg
    Director - Technology & Trade
  • Rohan Gupta
    Director - Global Partnerships
  • Divya Guha
    Director - Communications
  • Vrinda Maheshwari
    Chief of Staff
  • Priyesh Mishra
    Senior Manager
  • Varun Ramdas
    Manager
  • Ateesh Nandi
    Senior Associate
  • Dhruv Shekhar
    Associate
  • Srishti Joshi
    Associate
  • Lalantika Arvind
    Associate
  • Vedika Pandey
    Associate
  • Tamanna Sharma
    Associate
  • Achyutam Bhatnagar
    Analyst
  • Adhnan Wani
    Analyst
  • Mannat Marwah
    Analyst
  • Kunal Tyagi
    Analyst
  • Siva Bhargavi Nori
    Analyst
  • Safreen AC
    Research Analyst
  • Meghna Bal
    Consultant (Emerging Tech)
  • Ananta Sharma
    Consultant (GPAI)
  • Sukanya Thapliyal
    Consultant (GPAI)
  • Aayush Soni
    Communications Consultant
  • Vijay Kumar
    Administrative Assistant
  • Narendra Nag
    Advisor
  • Sujit Gulati
    Advisor
  • Dr. Samir Saran
    Advisor
  • Anand Mohan Tiwari
    Advisor
  • Dr. Pushpendra Rai
    Advisor
  • Eugene Karthak
    Advisor
  • Rajeev Kher
    Advisor
  • Anupam Kaul
    Advisor

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Koan Advisory
B40, Block B,
Soami Nagar South,
Soami Nagar,
Delhi 110017

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