Adil Zainulbhai

Adil Zainulbhai



Known as one of the world’s foremost management consultants, Mr. Zainulbhai retired as the Chairman of McKinsey & Co., India after a thirty-four-year career. Prior to returning to India in 2004, he led the Washington office of McKinsey & Co. and founded the Minneapolis office helping clients across sectors as diverse as telecommunications, consumer electronics, energy, banking, infrastructure, and healthcare.

Mr. Zainulbhai is the Chairman of Network18 and TV18 and is on the Boards of Reliance Industries Ltd., Larsen & Toubro Ltd., and Cipla. He was the Chairman of Quality Council of (QCI) India from 2014 to 2022. As Chairman of QCI, he worked closely with senior government leaders to drive process transformation and enhance efficiency of government programmes and initiatives.

A native of Mumbai, Mr. Zainulbhai holds an engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. In his spare time, he enjoys sailing in Mumbai harbour.