Mr. Suhel Seth
Indian entrepreneur, Author, Columnist and Socialite
Suhel Seth is one of India’s most admired marketing and management gurus and a highly-regarded columnist. He is the Managing Partner of Counselage India and founder of Equus.  He is known for his forthright views and appears regularly on television shows. Suhel has done over 135 plays in English, was voted as the Best Theatre Actor by Khushwant Singh and has been mentioned in the latter’s autobiography; Suhel has been a keen debator and is also a film actor having acted in six films under directors such as Mrinal Sen, Mahesh Bhatt and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Suhel has written two books: one ‘In Your Face’ a collection of his columns and the other, Kalighat to Calcutta in co-authorship with Khushwant Singh and R K Laxman.
Suhel Seth was born in Calcutta. He did his schooling from St. Joseph’s College, Nainital and La Martiniere, Calcutta, and went to Jadavpur University to do his BA (English Honours), and MA (International Relations). Suhel founded Equus along with his brother in 1996; then founded Quadra Advisory with the late Shunu Sen in 1999 and started his own consultancy Counselage India in 2006. Counselage is India’s only strategic marketing and branding consultancy. Besides this, Suhel Seth sits on the international boards of Cavendish and RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London) and on the regional boards of Citibank, Coca Cola, Drayton Capital and Max Foundation. Suhel is also the Chairman of both CII and FICCI’s marketing committees. Suhel is also a member of the Experts’ Committee of the Railway Board of India and is advisor to the Railways as also to the Indian Railway Minister.