Partha Ghosh

Professor of the Practice – Multinational strategies, globalization, economics, business analytics
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 America.

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

Rethinking Portugal: Strategic Opportunities Ahead conference, MIT Portual, “Leadership Options for Portugal in the 21st Century,” May 10, 2011.

Global Legal Compliance and Risk Management Strategies for Japanese & Asian Corporations, The Fletcher School, “Embracing New Dimensions of Uncertainties: Exploring New Possibilities,”
November 5, 2010.

Boston International & Massachusetts Office of International Trade & Investment, “Globalization & 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.

“Avoiding the Dangers of Linear Thinking: A Strategic Perspective on China & the World in the 21st Century”, May 5, 2007.

“The Frontiers of New Energy Paradigm: Cultivating the Courage to Create The New Dynamics,” Global Energy Conference, Houston, 2006.