Foundation for Economic Development


Naushad Forbes

Naushad Forbes is the Co-Chairman of Forbes Marshall, India’s leading Process and Energy Efficiency company. He is on the board of several public companies and educational institutions. Naushad has long been an active member of CII and was president of CII from 2016 to 2017. He has written widely on innovation in developing countries and higher education in India, including a book, ‘From Followers to Leaders,’ co-authored with David Wield. His book, ‘The Struggle and the Promise: Restoring India’s Potential’ was released in January 2022. He writes a monthly column for Business Standard.