23 Jun 2017

Global business lawyer Hemant Batra joins leadership team of not-for-profit Goeman Bind HTO

Goeman Bind HTO, an international not-for-profit think tank and research advisory has announced that globally acclaimed policy specialist and corporate lawyer, Hemant Batra is to join its leadership team.


Mr Batra will provide consultancy services in policy and legislation matters relating to economics, corporate governance, crisis management for corporate boards and officers, environmental regime and resources, financial institutions, politics and strategy, technology and science, communications law, investment funds, investment management, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, protection of child rights, energy, environment and climate.

Hiring scholars from across the globe

He will also be responsible for hiring scholars from across the globe with diverse specialisations for think tank's research team. Currently, he is also undertaking an international project undertaken by the think tank pertaining to child labour migration. Goeman Bind HTO has a team of world renowned academicians and policy experts such as Prof Alan Khee Jin Tan, Dr Ashok Khosla, Prof James Alan Kendrick, Dr Johannes Flecker, Prof Jose Alves, Dr Nikola Perovic, Octavio B Peralta, Dr Rinchen Chophel, Dr Saleh Mubarak and Stefania Lucchetti. At least 10 more internationally acclaimed academicians are waiting for approval from their respective institutions to join the Think Tank.

'Great asset'

‘We are delighted to have Hemant on board. His vast experience and nuanced understanding of legal and policy matters will be a great asset to the advisory. His induction will also help us expedite the journey towards the stated goals of our forum in Asia and Middle East," said Octavio B. Peralta, Goeman Bind HTO and Secretary General, Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific ( ADFIAP).

More organised global policy regime

‘It is paramount that the world moves towards a more organised and well informed policy regime. This forum is a small step in that direction and I am looking forward to being a part of this with great hope and excitement,’ added Mr Batra.