Arun Maira

Chancellor, Central University of Himachal Pradesh


Arun Maira is the Chairman at HelpAge International UK and Chancellor at the Central University of Himachal Pradesh in India. He has further held leadership positions in the corporate sector, including positions at Tata Administrative Services and as former India Chairman of Boston Consulting Group, and in government in his career spanning over the last 50 years. He is a thought-leader and author on the subjects of transformation change and leadership. His books include: Re-designing the Aeroplane While Flying: Reforming Institutions; Transforming Capitalism; and Discordant Democrats. He was a member of India’s Planning Commission from 2009 to 2014.