Gunjan Shah has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate restructuring, securities and takeover regulation, banking and finance, debt restructuring and debt capital markets in India. Gunjan has been associated with the firm since 1998 and is part of its management committee. She holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, and a master’s degree in law from the University of Oxford, for which she received the Felix Scholarship.

In March 2015, Gunjan was included on the list of India’s Hottest Young Executives (2015), Business Today’s ninth listing of the best and the brightest corporate performers under 40. She was recognised as one of India’s top 40 business leaders under the age of 40 by The Economic Times (Spencer Stuart Survey, 2014). She has also been recognised by AsiaOne as being among the 50 most influential Indians under 50 (2016–2017). In February 2018, Gunjan was profiled in The Economic Times Women Ahead listing.

Gunjan is a fellow of the Aspen Institute – India Leadership Initiative.