Raj Nair


Raj brings to the table more than three decades of experience spread across marketing consumer durables, merchant banking, marketing research and strategy consulting. The common thread running across all these is innovation to create competitive advantage.  Raj's consulting experience covers a diverse set of industries such as light engineering, aerospace, metallurgy, IT, telecom, dairy, cold chain, automotive, BPO, etc.  

Raj put his experience to good use while conceptualizing and promoting Ugam Solutions, a market research industry outsourcing company that is now counted amongst the largest and most profitable in its space in the world.

Education & prior experience

  • Chairman, Avalon Consulting 
  • Non-Executive Chairman, Ugam Solutions 
  • Non-Executive Director on the Boards of prestigious companies and Industry & Trade Associations 
  • Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay): Engineering 
  • Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad): Management Education 
  • Mumbai University: Bachelors in General Laws


  • M & A and Private Equity
  • Business Unit Strategy


  • Industrial Products