Gunveena Kaur is the Director and Head of The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and holds a PhD degree in Economics. Before moving to London, she was responsible for CII’s work with Latin America and Caribbean countries. CII is a non-government, not-for-profit industry led and managed organisation playing a proactive role in India’s development process. Founded over 116 years ago, it is India’s premier business association with a membership of over 8,100 organisations. Gunveena Kaur has also worked on projects on industrial and economic policy development, foreign direct investments in India.