MSEM FACULTY & STAFF
Professor of the Practice –
Multinational strategies, globalization, economics
Principal, Partha S. Ghosh & Associates
Partha Ghosh is a renowned Management Consultant and
Policy Advisor with an extensive record of solving
strategic, operational and complex organizational issues
in technology-based industries. He has a proven track
record across various cultures both at macro and micro
economic levels, gained through extensive consulting
engagements in the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia,
and Europe. He is currently in an advisory role with
multiple organizations worldwide, and runs his own
boutique advisory firm Partha S Ghosh & Associates
focused on policy and strategic issues. Previously,
Ghosh was a partner at McKinsey & Company.
In the last thirty years as a professional consultant to
corporations and governments, he has been involved in a
broad spectrum of engagements, primarily focusing on
strategic and policy issues in technology based
industries specifically in the energy & chemicals
industry. His strategic problem solving work has
included global strategy development, innovation and
change management, and re-structuring / re-engineering
of major companies in Japan, Asia and North & South
In various leadership forums, he has chaired committees
focused on state-of-the-art issues related to management
and governance. On specific courses /projects he has
been active at MIT and Harvard University on strategic
management /policy design and leadership issues, and
more recently with Tufts University on Globalization &
Innovation. His clients view him as a "creative problem
solver" and a "visionary leader." Several CEOs who have
worked with him view him as a leader who "inspires
leaders to build lasting legacies."
Ghosh has two advanced degrees from the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts,
where he studied from 1975 to 1977. He holds Master's
Degrees in (i) Chemical Engineering with emphasis on New
Energy Systems & Biotechnologies, and (ii) Business
Administration a joint program with Harvard Business
School with concentrations in Finance, Information
Technology, and International Business. Ghosh was a
Rotary Foundation Fellow. He earned his Bachelor of
Technology in Chemical Engineering with honors at the
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kharagpur,
India, and won the Institute medal as Number One
graduating student of his class.
As an inspiring public speaker and a compelling writer,
Ghosh has delivered more than one hundred keynote
addresses in significant leadership forums organized by
prestigious universities, industry associations, and
joint business councils.
SELECT PUBLICATIONS, SPEECHES & PRESENTATIONS
Global Legal Compliance and Risk Management Strategies
for Japanese & Asian Corporations, The Fletcher School,
"Embracing New Dimensions of Uncertainties: Exploring
November 5, 2010
Boston International & Massachusetts Office of
International Trade & Investment,
Liberalization in India: Achievements, Failures and the
Road Ahead," September 21, 2010.
Japan & The World: Crafting the Arts & Sciences of a New
Approach: Making the Most out of Your US Experience,
November 30, 2009.
"Dr. Partha Ghosh, global strategist and problem solver
on the current global economic crisis," Chemical
Industry Digest, January 2009.
India at 60, EPC Age, August 15, 2007.
Avoiding the Dangers of Linear Thinking:
Perspective on China & the World in the 21st Century
“The Frontiers of New Energy Paradigm: Cultivating the
Courage to Create The New Dynamics,” Global Energy
Conference, Houston, 2006.
"Realizing Your Full Potential in "New World" of
Possibilities: Writing the Story of Convergence,"
Address at Harvard Business School Cyberposium, January