Guest Info

Mohan Kaul is a staunch advocate for inclusive globalisation, spearheading impactful initiatives that promote investment, good governance, and corporate social responsibility. With an impressive track record spanning over three decades, he has fostered strong relationships with Presidents and Heads of Government worldwide.

He has led more than 50 high-level initiatives and forums and played a pivotal role in attracting substantial investment to countries like Ghana, India, Sierra Leone, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Uganda, and Tanzania. His focus extends beyond mobilising investment, encompassing crucial aspects such as public-private partnerships, bridging the digital divide, facilitating trade access, and integrating developing nations into the global market.

Recognised by the WTO as an important partner in trade liberalisation, Kaul has strengthened Commonwealth trade linkages and initiated practical endeavours like the Boksburg Group on Trade Facilitation. He has facilitated vital connections between Commonwealth countries and the European Union, fostering dialogue and collaboration among key stakeholders.

Kaul’s contributions extend beyond advisory roles, as he actively engages with Presidential Advisory Councils in Mozambique, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, and other nations. He has led numerous business delegations to India, Africa, and Asia, nurturing bilateral partnerships and fostering economic growth.

His close collaboration with the President and Government of Rwanda exemplifies his commitment to mobilising investment and supporting Rwanda’s entry into the Commonwealth.

Mohan Kaul’s visionary leadership and unwavering dedication have left an indelible impact on global investment promotion and sustainable development.

About the Show

Join host Rajan Nazran as he welcomes Mohan Kaul, a distinguished figure in international trade, investment, and emerging markets. Through an engaging conversation, Mohan reflects on his remarkable journey, from his upbringing in Kashmir, India, to his experiences at IIM Ahmedabad and his encounters with influential leaders like Tony Blair.

Explore Mohan’s evolving perspective on identity and Indianness, shaped by his diverse experiences and interactions. Gain insights into his post-retirement projects and discover the driving force that fuels his unwavering motivation. Mohan shares anecdotes from his global travels, highlighting the commonalities he has observed among people worldwide.

Ending on a positive note, Mohan emphasises the importance of individuals playing a constructive role in shaping a better world, regardless of their location.

Don’t miss this inspiring podcast where Mohan Kaul delves into topics such as Commonwealth, India, his illustrious career, and the transformative moments that have shaped his journey.

Produced by Global Indian Series for the Global Indian Network.
Script by Rajan Nazran
original idea: Rajan Nazran

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