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We are a team of strategists, consultants, researchers, writers, designers,
filmmakers, digital specialists, artworkers and client account managers who
blend research, content and visual expression to tell interesting stories.

Arvind Agrawal

Arvind Agrawal

Chief Executive Officer

Arvind Agrawal

Arvind founded AICL to unite his love for all things creative and his passion for corporate reporting. With 15+ years of experience in corporate communications consulting, he is a Chartered Accountant & Company Secretary who brings stakeholder messaging to life and has clients rooting for his
expert views.

Kay Khoo

Kay Khoo

Design Mentor

Kay Khoo

Kay, a design thinker and creative strategist, has 20+ years of experience as a graphic designer, type-enthusiast and creative critic. He is the curator of Designyatra, one of the world’s largest design conferences. He guides our creative team on thinking better, fine tuning the design process, and delivering better work.

Urja Khanna

Urja Khanna

Director - Client Strategy and New Initiatives

Urja Khanna

Urja has nearly 10 years of experience and joined us from FITCH, the world's leading retail and brand consultancy. Helming our business development team, she has a knack for effectively articulating business strategy for brand management. Her consultative approach is instrumental in driving better client engagement.

Abrity Basu

Abrity Basu

Associate Director - Content Management

Abrity Basu

Abrity has nearly 13 years of experience in the corporate communication and media space and is responsible for the overall content practice at AICL. Previously with KPMG and PwC, she has managed large teams and leverages an eye for detail, process orientation and mentoring skills to drive excellent project outcomes.

Rahul Sureka

Rahul Sureka

Associate Design Director

Rahul Sureka

With 11+ years of experience, he leads our creative efforts through unconventional design solutions, definition of the design language of our deliverables, and creative disciplining and handholding of teams. Rahul began as a design entrepreneur, running a successful studio before moving to Landor, one of world’s leading brand design firms.

Soham Ghosh

Soham Ghosh

Senior Lead - Content and Client Relations

Soham Ghosh

Soham is our senior reporting consultant who shoulders the end-to-end delivery of key projects along with driving multiple thought leadership and learning & development initiatives. An MBA in Finance with 10 years of experience, he has been instrumental in evangelising AICL’s core value proposition to key clients.

Rajat Chakraborty

Rajat Chakraborty

Senior Lead - Editing and Copywriting

Rajat Chakraborty

Rajat is a senior member of our editorial team and brings 20+ years of experience to his craft. He has been responsible for driving great reporting outcomes over the years, besides playing a role in shaping AICL’s content practice in line with evolving
best practices.

Trayee Banerjee

Trayee Banerjee

Senior Lead - Sustainability and Integrated Reporting

Trayee Banerjee

Trayee leads our sustainability and integrated reporting initiatives. An MBA with nearly 10 years of experience, she brings a keen understanding of global reporting requirements, strategy formulation, materiality and integrated value-creation approach. She has held key positions with Tata Sustainability Group, MSCI Inc. and CII, before AICL.

Sanil Pradhan

Sanil Pradhan

Senior Lead - Digital strategy

Sanil Pradhan

Sanil is a software geek who has spent 17+ years in designing software and transforming the digital personality of leading corporate brands. At AICL, he leads our initiatives in online reporting, and other digital offerings. He is also one of the architects of our internal practice management system.

Santosh Gangan

Santosh Gangan

Senior Lead - Print Production

Santosh Gangan

Santosh is one of AICL’s first hires and an integral part of our core leadership. He has built the print production division from scratch and groomed the entire artwork and typesetting team in Mumbai. Clients bank on his deep understanding of software and reporting essentials, as well as his tenacity.

Pradip Mitra

Pradip Mitra

Senior Lead - Design and Artwork

Pradip Mitra

Pradip is one of our longest serving team members, who has grown from an entry level position to leading the print production team for our Kolkata operations. He doubles up as a designer and is a livewire, whose passion and commitment enthuses everyone
around him.

Sweta Shroff

Sweta Shroff

Lead - Business Development and Client Relations

Sweta Shroff

Sweta has played a key role in AICL’s growth story over the past 10 years. Her ambition and persistence has resulted in a diverse client base. She has built long-term relationships across a wide spectrum of clients, and is singularly focused on meeting their expectations by ensuring robust
project delivery.

Tanay Pyne

Tanay Pyne

Senior Designer

Tanay Pyne

Tanay’s forte lies in impactful design solutions that speak the client’s language and are aligned to their vision. He is an expert in reporting and brand collaterals, with the ability deliver on deadlines. He also works with the younger designers to hone their design thinking and sharpen their
execution capabilities.

Prerana Somani

Prerana Somani

Lead – Content and Client Relations

Prerana Somani

An MBA and CFA, with 10+ years of experience, Prerana specialises in reporting and sustainability communications. She is known for her fierce ownership of accounts and projects, making her the single point of contact for our key clients. She has also single-handedly championed many of our marquee projects.

Prabha Hegde

Prabha Hegde

Senior Manager - Content and Client Relations

Prabha Hegde

With 7+ years of experience, including a web editing stint with Bloomberg TV India, Prabha means business. From content writing, to secondary research, to project management, to social media communication consultancy, she wears multiple hats with equal ease. Clients value her counsel and depend on her skills.

Akhil Anilkumar

Akhil Anilkumar

Senior Manager - Content and Client Relations

Akhil Anilkumar

A young go-getter, Akhil holds a Diploma in Innovation and Sustainability from Malardalen University, Sweden, and has worked with Axis Bank in the past, besides doing projects with Mahindra Finance, MIT Boston and FOV Biogas. A natural multitasker, his affable nature makes him a favourite with clients and colleagues.

Priyanka Giria

Priyanka Giria

Manager - Content and Client Relations

Priyanka Giria

Priyanka tactfully handles content and client-servicing activities right from the project initiation stage to execution and, finally, its delivery and closure. She is adept at accomplishing projects on time and manages clients effectively with her great communication skills. Her previous stints include EY and Accenture

Sushama Mungekar

Sushama Mungekar

Senior Manager - Print Production

Sushama Mungekar

A domain expertise of 25+ years makes Sushama a force to reckon with in all things related to the print production process. She organises page spreads in the right format and develops artwork as per requirements without breaking a sweat over
critical timelines.

Abhijit Bera

Abhijit Bera

Senior Manager - Print Production

Abhijit Bera

With 12+ years of experience in developing print-ready files, Abhijit beats the
high-pressure deadlines with a calm composure. He provides the right support to the team through his expertise on layout creation that helps present the information in a reader-friendly way.

Rajesh Ghodke

Rajesh Ghodke

Senior Manager - Print Production

Rajesh Ghodke

Rajesh ensures all artwork requirements are completed accurately and on time. Being in the organisation for a while now makes him another key member of our print
production team.

Soumik Ghosh

Soumik Ghosh

Senior Manager - Client Relations and Project Delivery

Soumik Ghosh

Soumik’s organisation and project management skills make him ideal for overseeing strategy and pitch presentations, along with end-to-end management of project delivery. A quick learner and a team player, he is able to think on his feet to manage expectations of clients and
teams alike.

Santu Guin

Santu Guin

Designer

Santu Guin

Santu has 6+ years of experience and has a particular liking for designing icons and infographics. This has made him our go-to person for developing professional-looking presentations that call for layout interpretation extensively.

Subhro Aich

Subhro Aich

Designer

Subhro Aich

Shubhro is the man behind the lens at AICL. He comes with extensive experience in commercial photography and has livened up many a page spread with his skills. When he isn’t shooting for us, he can be found working with our design and print production teams as well.

Amit Ghosh

Amit Ghosh

Manager - Print Production

Amit Ghosh

Amit, too, has spent nearly a decade at AICL as a steadfast support for our print production team. His expertise includes designing layouts and developing typography and infographics.

Vijay Kumar Bhuse

Vijay Kumar Bhuse

Manager - Quality Control

Vijay Kumar Bhuse

Vijay brings almost two decades of experience in proofreading that makes him our third eye for spotting anything that may be amiss in the content and design elements. Besides his attention to detail, he also adds value to our multilingual projects where his translation abilities in Hindi and Marathi come to play.

Ashish Satapathy

Ashish Satapathy

Motion Graphics Designer

Ashish Satapathy

Ashish is our ‘cool dude’ and in-house DJ who has a knack for motion design. Although one of the younger lot in the team, he is able to hold his own and add considerable value beyond his designated role by doubling up as a graphic designer.

Rituparna Banerjee

Rituparna Banerjee

Assistant Manager - Content and Copywriting

Rituparna Banerjee

Rituparna, a literature enthusiast, has a way with words and has proved to be a good support in delivering quality content in short turnaround times. Her understanding of language and diligent approach has added considerable value to our content output.

Tapan Samanta

Tapan Samanta

Assistant Manager - Print Production

Tapan Samanta

Tapan joined AICL with extensive experience in production design. He has proved to be an asset in delivering accurate and colour-calibrated artwork. His serenity reflects in his approach to each project, while his flexibility to accommodate ad hoc requests wins him kudos from the team and clients.

Sandeep Jadhav

Sandeep Jadhav

Manager - Print Production

Sandeep Jadhav

Sandeep is an image management specialist. He brings 15+ years of agency experience, adding character to the imagery that is essential to enhancing the visual appeal of our designs.

Ree Diwan

Ree Diwan

Manager - Business Development and Client Relations

Ree Diwan

Ree has a keen desire to make her mark in corporate communications and provides crucial support to the business development and client relations teams. Her personality and focussed approach are relevant in managing documentation, establishing connect and managing project deliverables.

Ranajoy Das

Ranajoy Das

Manager - IT and Print Production

Ranajoy Das

Ranajoy is a CISCO-certified network associate personnel who manages the technology aspect for the Kolkata team. His creative side shines through his ability to shoulder print production responsibilities that involve layouts and typesetting.

Urvi Parekh

Urvi Parekh

Manager - Client Relations and Project Delivery

Urvi Parekh

Urvi is an energetic client services individual who ensures projects get done and client expectations are met. With 6+ years of experience in logistics and financial services, she is well-equipped to handle big clients, while mobilising internal teams to deliver quality output.

Sudhir Choudhary

Sudhir Choudhary

Assistant Manager - Print Production

Sudhir Choudhary

Sudhir epitomises AICL's can-do spirit, having risen from being a support staff to independently managing the print production process. His willingness to learn and adapt has seen him become the go-to person for typesetting, client amendments and file management of the production team.

Amol Tambe

Amol Tambe

Manager - IT and Systems

Amol Tambe

Amol is the chief troubleshooter for all things technology in the Mumbai office. He ensures our delivery machine keeps functioning with no glitches.

Sudip Chatterjee

Sudip Chatterjee

Manager - Print Production

Sudip Chatterjee

Sudip is one of our senior production managers. Before AICL, he has worked for 7 years with Ogilvy & Mather in the print design and production team. His expertise involves delivering accurate print collateral.

Siddhant Golechha

Siddhant Golechha

Manager - Client Relations and Project Delivery

Siddhant Golechha

Siddhant is another of our young guns and is involved in project management and business development activities. A Business Economics graduate from Lancaster University, he has worked with organisations in varied sectors that have helped him gain first-hand industry insights.

Mandira Das

Mandira Das

Assistant Manager - Project Delivery

Mandira Das

Mandira assists the client relations and project delivery teams. Her diligence, charm and never-say-no attitude is an asset in meeting tight deadlines, and tiding over difficult situations. She plays a key role in managing research assets as well as assisting in documentation.

Roshan Nair

Roshan Nair

Associate - Administration

Roshan Nair

Roshan fronts the administrative duties in the Mumbai location. He takes care of the logistics and is the go-to person for getting things done.

Sudip Mukherjee

Sudip Mukherjee

Associate - Administration

Sudip Mukherjee

Sudip handles the administrative duties at our Kolkata location to ensure that the office is a smooth-running outfit. He also looks after the maintenance of our in-house collateral library and has been with the firm for 9+ years.

Laltu Naskar

Laltu Naskar

Associate - Print Production

Laltu Naskar

Laltu's story is one of resilience and ambition. He joined AICL as a support staff but was quickly inducted into the print production team given his desire to grow and the sincerity of effort. Today, Laltu is a crucial ally in ensuring quality and timely
project delivery.