Mr. Nishant Saxena


Mr. Nishant Saxena joined Cipla, one of the largest Pharma companies in India (US$1.5bn revenues) as CFO, then spent time as CFO of Cipla South Africa and now is Cipla’s head of strategy based in India.

He started and run Elements Akademia, an award winning social enterprise for 7 years before that.

Prior to that,he worked in Corporate Finance with Procter and Gamble for seven years,as Deputy CFO-P&G India and M&A head.

He worked as an expartriate across various countries, Japan,Philippines,Singapore and South Africa and across various business units(beautycare,FMCG,Pharmaceuticals etc).

Nishant has part-time teaching experience(to graduate,post graduate students and adult learners)in various countries and has taught Economics,Finance,Strategy,Accounting IIMs,NUS Singapore and SP Jain Dubai.

His specialities are in : Startup,M&A,Corporate Finance and Organization Building.