Saurabh is a Senior Government Affairs Consultant based in New Delhi, India. He represents clients in the Asia Pacific region where he focuses on market development, strategic communications, and advocacy services.
He has extensive experience in public affairs, policy advocacy, government relations, multi-stakeholder communications, and cause-related marketing.
As part of the firm’s International Public Affairs team specializing in forensic DNA policy, he has been actively engaging multiple stakeholders groups across the region on policies and regulation to establish and expand the use of DNA technologies.
He has led several initiatives to raise awareness on policies in countries like India, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, and Malaysia through communication campaigns, educational and training initiatives, and institutional partnerships.
Saurabh’s media and communications background has given him the opportunity to work for clients in sectors as diverse as technology, life sciences, manufacturing, defense, aviation, mobility, economic and social development, giving him a unique and multi-disciplinary perspective.
Previously, he has led the public affairs capability for Ogilvy India ‘PR & Influence’ practice where he successfully conceptualised, planned, and executed award-winning campaigns. Starting his career as a journalist, he has held senior editorial and production positions with news broadcasters like CNBC-TV18, CNN-IBN, and Zee Network.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Manipal University, India, and completed his Master’s in Business Administration (Marketing) from Durham University Business School, United Kingdom.