Adil Zainulbhai is the Chairman of the Quality Council of India. He is also the Chairman of Network 18 and TV18 and is currently on the Boards of Reliance Industries Ltd., Larsen & Toubro Ltd., and Cipla. As Chairman, QCI, Adil is involved in many initiatives across the government to improve Quality of Goods and Services. Through QCI, he has been involved in measuring Swachh Bharat and worked with over 23 Ministries. He is involved in projects in Infra, Health Care, Education, Coal and others. Adil retired as Chairman of McKinsey, India after 34 years at McKinsey, and the last 10 in India. Prior to returning to India, he led the Washington office of McKinsey and founded the Minneapolis office. Recently, Adil co-edited the book, ‘Reimagining India’ which featured 60 authors including prominent businessmen, academics, economists, authors and journalists. The book has been #1 in non-fiction in India on its release and #2 on Amazon’s International Business List in the US.
Adil grew up in Bombay and graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology. He also has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Adil is very active in community and social causes. He is a Board member on the Board of Trustees at Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust (re-developing Bhendi Bazaar in Mumbai) and Piramal Swasthya, Piramal Foundation, and Anant National University. In his spare time, he enjoys sailing in Mumbai harbour.