Ashish Sharma re-joins Arthur D. Little as a partner

03 August 2021 2 min. read
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Fifteen years after leaving the firm, Ashish Sharma has re-joined global strategy consulting firm Arthur D. Little – as a partner in the company’s Delhi office. 

Ashish Sharma joins the firm from Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company), where he worked for eleven years, latterly as a partner in the Digital & Transformation practice. Earlier in his career, he served McKinsey & Company for two years, before which he enjoyed a six-year spell at Arthur D. Little in his first stint at the consultancy. 

The newly elected partner brings over two decades of consulting experience across India, the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia to the firm. He has worked in public policy with governments and regulators, as well as the World Economic Forum, on issues of importance such as digital infrastructure and industry development, the digital divide, sustainable urbanisation, and smart mobility. 

Ashish Sharma, Partner, Arthur D. Little

In the digital space, Sharma has helped companies digitise their business models, operating models and processes, and revamp their technology architecture in order to take full advantage of digital enablement. He also headed up reports for several associations and industry groups, including the National Association of Software and Service Companies.

Outside of his consulting remit, Sharma served on several committees nominated by the Indian Prime Minister’s Office and government agency NITI Aayog, on digital communications policy, digital infrastructure resilience, and related issues. He was also the government nominee to the executive committee of the recently established university at Kaithal, Haryana. 

Commenting on the appointment, Barnik Chitran Maitra, Managing Partner of Arthur D. Little in India, said: “Ashish’s extensive experience in public policy, digital transformation and technologies of the future will prove to be a great asset to our team. I look forward to working with him as part of our leadership team.”