Eversheds’ Gauri Advani Joins UKIBC board
Gauri Advani, head of India Group at the law firm Eversheds, has joined the board of the UK India Business Council (UKIBC).
The council announced on Wednesday that Advani is among seven new entrants in its 25-member board following the appointment of former cabinet minister Patricia Hewitt, MP, as the new chair of the UKIBC - the lead British agency promoting bilateral trade, business and investment between India and Britain.
The new board members are: Clive Barker (Serco), Parvinder Bhatia (Prime Focus), Graham Cartledge (Benoy), Mathew Kirk (Vodafone), Deepak Lalwani (Astaire & Partners Stockbrokers), and Roy Newey (A4E).
"India is an important market with an exciting future ahead and I look forward to contributing towards the UKIBC initiatives to promote bilateral trade, business and investment between India and the United Kingdom," said Advani.
UKIBC CEO Sharon Bamford said: "UKIBC is delighted to welcome Gauri as our board member. Her knowledge, experience and networks will not only contribute to your strategy going forward but also support the next generation of business looking to forge closer links with India."
Before joining Eversheds, Advani was head of India Group at the law firm Denton Wilde Sapte.