Honorary President Gurnam Saran, Chartered Engineer and Fellow of Indian Institute of Engineers (Management), brings with him a unique combination of 35 years of Corporate Indian and Global Management & Consulting experience.
Corporate career wise he rose in BHEL to the position of Member on the Board of Directors in 1987 from where he resigned in 1992 and joined an American Consulting firm: Strategic Thinking Group as Managing Director (Elect). With its Head Quarter in Hong Kong, the Group extended its Consultancy work to Americas, Europe, Asia, Middle East and south East Asia. While in BHEL his services were loaned to the Commonwealth Fund, London, thereby serving as a Business Analyst and Sr. Management Consultant during 1983 to 1985. He was also VP and President in IEEMA during 1990-92.
Latter his interest to set a world Class Management Education and Consultancy in India took him on visits to leading global Institutions like the Harvard Business School, the MIT in USA, the Manchester Business School, London School of Economics, UK and the International University of Japan on Study Missions during 1992-94 prior to his establishing the EMPI in 1995. He has spent last two decades in developing institutions/centre of excellence in entrepreneurship and innovations. He is currently busy in setting up EMPI centre of renewal, Smart energy and electric mobility.