Mr Kumar Iyer
Visiting Academic, Hertford College & Partner, Oliver Wyman
Kumar Iyer is a Visiting Academic at Hertford College, University of Oxford and a Partner at Oliver Wyman, a leading management consulting firm. He was previously the British Deputy High Commissioner to India based in Mumbai and the Director General for Economics, Trade & Investment for South Asia with overall responsibility for the UK’s economic and commercial relationship with that region. He has held a number of senior posts in the public and the private sectors, including as Head of Financial Sector Interventions and Deputy Director for Strategy, Planning & Budget at Her Majesty’s Treasury, Deputy Director of the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, and at the Boston Consulting Group in London. He has also spent time as an economist at Cambridge and Harvard Universities.