CII President Designate

Mr. Rajiv Memani
President Designate, CII (2024-25)
Chairman and CEO of EY India

Mr Rajiv Memani, Chairman and CEO of EY India takes over as CII President Designate for 2024-25. He is also a member of EY Global Executive Board as the Chair of its Global Emerging Markets (EM) Committee.

Mr Memani is a trusted advisor to large Indian companies, private equity funds and multinational organizations, principally advising them on building confidence, mergers and acquisitions, technology and smart capital allocation strategies. In his EM role, his responsibilities include advancing EY’s emerging markets growth agenda and connecting their priorities with the global firm’s investments.

Prior to becoming the Chairman and CEO, Mr Memani established EY India’s market-leading Corporate Finance (now Strategy & Transactions) practice in the late 90s. Mr Memani was the Vice President of the Confederation of Indian Industry CII for 2023-24.

He contributes actively to the public discourse on tax and policy reforms and has been a member of several high-powered Government of India committees, including the Ministry of Finance taskforce that drafted a new Direct Tax Code in 2019.

In addition, Mr Memani is the President of the Board of Him Jyoti School, an institution dedicated to providing quality education to underprivileged girls in Uttarakhand. He is also a Board member of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Sirmaur and a member of the governing council of KREA University. Mr Memani has also been the driving force behind EY Foundation, which is active in the areas of education, entrepreneurship for rural women and environment.

Mr Memani is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University.

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