Arun is an international lawyer, interculturalist and former partner of KPMG, where he headed the India Business Group for KPMGEurope.
Since 1989 he has advised a number of companies and organisations on Cross-Cultural awareness, and management skills, and since 1998 in relation to outsourcing projects.
He is a Visiting Fellow to Leeds University Business School on cross-cultural dynamics, international trade and investment and corporate governance, and a non-executive director of their Advisory Board. He is currently an Associate of the UK’s School of Government and a Senior Associate on Management Development at Oxford University
He is also a non-executive director of the UK Government’s Trade and Investment Office and a board member of their India Advisory Panel
Arun was appointed an OBE in 1999 for services to exports and international investment and diversity and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
He has completed the Post Graduate Studies in Intercultural Management at the University of Cambridge and teaches intercultural negotiations skills there.