Sumant Batra is a corporate and policy lawyer of global eminence, writer and columnist; has authored various papers; and contributes articles to a number of publications including newspapers. He has founded a number of creative enterprises which include The Taj Colloquium, Kumaon Literary Festival, a boutique hotel and a museum.
He is senior international consultant to IMF, World Bank Group and OECD, has worked extensively on policy matters in Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East and South Asia. Rated as India's No. 1 insolvency lawyer by Legal 500, his contributions to reforms in Indian insolvency system are well-recognised.
Sumant has held leadership positions in prestigious multi-lateral, global and national organisations. He is a frequent speaker at various international and domestic conferences.
He is an avid collector of retro-curious. He has founded a number of initiatives to promote art and literature through a not for profit body, NHP Centre founded by him.