Prashant is an expert in strategy, economic policy and program design focused on SME development, private sector support, entrepreneurship, export development and Foreign Direct Investment. Before Prashant founded Empact Consulting he served as a Strategy Expert to the Dubai Competitiveness Office and the Government of Ajman, led the Research & Advisory practice at Dun & Bradsteet Middle East and worked in research/consulting roles with leading firms in India including Evalueserve, Pipal Research and Genpact. Prashant holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from University of Lincoln in UK, a Masters in Applied Research from the Swiss Business School and a PhD. In Management from the Mahatma Gandhi University in India.