Mr. Shanker Gopalkrishnan, President

Shanker Gopalkrishnan is the head of Madras Consultancy Group (MCG), a management consulting firm that he founded in 1985, at Chennai, India.

Shanker's consulting practice areas include Business and Marketing Strategy, Market Research, and Marketing Consultancy. Shanker advises foreign firms on the Indian Regulatory Environment and Entry Strategies and regularly consults for many MNCs and large Indian firms. He has significant consulting experience in UAE & Europe.

An alumnus of the Madras Christian College High School, Chennai and St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, Shanker holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India. He is a past Vice Chairman of the International Council for Management Consulting Institutes, past President of the Institute of Management Consultants of India and a past Chairman of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Tamil Nadu branch.

Shanker is at present a core committee member of the Kuruvila Jacob Initiative for Excellence in School Education. He has been an adjunct faculty at the IIMs - Bangalore and Calcutta, IIT Madras and several other B-Schools. He has presented several papers in national and international conferences.

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MCG has a team of well-qualified and experienced consultants and researchers comprising engineering graduates and MBA’s. MCG has the support of a number of senior advisers / associates in India, GCC and Europe who have vast consulting experience.

MCG’s experienced secondary research team constantly monitors industry sectors- both domestic as well as global and maintains an updated database. Apart from rendering support to the custom market research and management consulting assignments, MCG’s secondary research team publishes independent syndicated reports covering markets for industry sectors such as packaging and elevators as well as short profiles on Indian industry sectors.

Profiles of individual consultants are available on request.