Dr Anuraag Guglaani Ph.D, DIM, FCIML, B. Engg, MBA, EMBA, CISM, CGEIT, CDPSE
He has been Awarded Life Time achievement Award by President Joe Biden | Top 100 Change Maker 2020/2021 | Global Icon 2022| International Excellence 2023
Dr Guglaani is the Board Member of several large family-owned business groups across Middle East, Africa and South Asia and overseeing their Investments , Acquisitions, Joint ventures, Transformation, Expansion, Succession & Governance.
He is also the Managing Partner & CEO of WAZIR ADVISORS, a 15 year old, 200 people firm with over 1000 + clients across South Asia, Middle & African region and focussing on Strategy & Implementation | Family Business Transformation | Cross Border Business Expansion | Mergers & Acquisitions.
Having travelled extensively across the world, Dr Guglaani is well networked amongst the affluent , Private and public sector decision makers and has been extensively involved in establishing several high investment projects across African continent and other developing countries, in the areas of Manufacturing, Logistics, Food Processing, Retail, Real Estate, Hospitality , FMCG, FMCD etc to name a few.
Dr Guglaani is a well-established Family Business Doctor, known for his unique hands-on speciality in turning around Large Multinational Family businesses from loss/low profitability to market leadership status and growing the businesses horizontally/vertically, with his expertise spanning across 40 different industries.
Dr Guglaani has also been a Senior Partner at a Global Auditing, Accounting and Consulting firm, leading the verticals of Strategy, Transformation, Expansion, Automation and Technology-Audit| Governance| Risk| Compliance.
Carving and implementing a futuristic strategy to create a lean, sustainable, process-driven, well-governed, forward-thinking and constantly innovating business is his expertise.
Transforming people, coaching management teams, mentoring C-level and board members to enhance productivity, and efficiency thereby extracting performance beyond their own limits is his passion.
Dr Guglaani is a known speaker at Retail, Technology, Financial, Investment, Humanitarian, Business & Education conferences and Judges startup contests while hand-holding founders to enhance profit, valuation & growth.
He is a graduate of the prestigious National Defence Academy, a Top Military officer training academy, having undergone three years of Armed Forces officers training for becoming a Fighter Jet pilot.