Anand has around 16 years of experience from both an industry and consulting perspective. Anand is currently a Partner with the Strategy & Operations practice in Deloitte based out of Bangalore. He is a graduate from BITS Pilani and has completed his MBA from IIM Indore and PhD from IIM Bangalore. As a Fellow at IIMB – Anand has conducted research and taught courses on retail and supply chain management at international universities, including Helsinki School of Economics; and BINorwegian School of Management, Oslo. He has over a dozen research publications in retail, distribution and supply chain/logistics. His work has primarily been in the consumer markets domain across various sectors such as Retail and E-commerce, FMCG and Agribusiness. He has helped marquee global and domestic clients in formulation of growth strategy, India entry strategy design, enhancing operational efficiency, review and design of their operating model and business plan and implementation. He has also assisted several clients in the public sector in policy review and formulation. He has also authored several thought leaderships across retail, food and agribusiness.