Rahul is the Managing Partner of Chadha & Co. He works closely with senior management of leading multinational clients of the firm on strategy formulation, M&A, infrastructure projects, private equity, government policy, regulatory and management issues that impact their business in India.
Rahul started his professional career in 1992 with Unilever’s Indian subsidiary. Subsequently, he set up and managed, as a director, a joint venture company with Singaporean and Ukrainian partners in the field of underground mine construction, after which he co-founded a dotcom which grew to be India’s largest women’s portal and one of the first ecommerce companies in the country. The company was subsequently acquired by the Times of India group. Thereafter, Rahul managed and grew the Indian operations of one of the first knowledge process outsourcing companies set up in India, along with a team of consultants from McKinsey. The said company was acquired by a subsidiary of ICICI Bank and subsequently by a subsidiary of Standard and Poor's.
Rahul advises clients on their India entry strategy and structuring investments, regulatory issues, taxation, corporate governance, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, private equity/ venture capital, technology transfer and licensing, management issues, and infrastructure projects.
Rahul is a member of the board of directors of the Indian subsidiaries of several leading multinational companies. He also serves on the board of a leading international association of law firms, accounting firms and tax advisors. Rahul is an associate member of the American Bar Association and a Charter Member of TiE.
In addition to his degree in Law, Rahul holds a bachelor's degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from University of Delhi, and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.