UK-India Education Connect: Unlocking Opportunities for UK Education Stakeholders in India

2 February 2023

Unlocking Opportunities for UK Education Stakeholders in India is presented by the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) in partnership with T&A Consulting.


11am - 12:30pm


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Free for BESA members

Unlocking Opportunities for UK Education Stakeholders in India is presented by the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) in partnership with T&A Consulting.


This is a call to all UK education sector suppliers of equipment, material, consumables, books, furniture, ICT hardware and EdTech to join the British Educational Suppliers Association for the UK-India Education Connect webinar with T&A Consulting, a leading India-based economic development consulting group that serves economic development organisations (EDOs), private businesses, associations, and higher education institutions, globally.

Strengthening UK-India Education Partnership

Join this webinar to enhance your knowledge on Indian education sector, evolve with industry changes and get the insights and best practices you need to explore opportunities in the Indian market.

What can you expect?

Macro-Economic Overview of India
      - Consumption Insights
      - Digitization Driving Growth
      - UK-India Trade and FTA

Education Sector Landscape
      - Market Overview and Structure
      - Governance and Key Stakeholders

What’s Changing in India?
      - New Education Policy 2020

Opportunities for UK Education Stakeholders
      - Early Childhood Care and Education
      - Primary and Secondary Education
      - EdTech and Digital Platforms
      - Teacher Training
      - Vocational Education
      - Higher Education

Key Trends
      - Emphasis on ICT tools
      - Focus on Digital Infrastructure
      - Supplemental Solutions
      - Partnerships with Foreign Companies
      - Collaboration with corporates and Agencies
      - Private Equity/ Venture Capital Investments

Market Entry in India
      - Entry Route Options
      - Doing Business in India
      - Recommendation


Tarun Gupta, Global Managing Partner, T&A Consulting

Tarun Gupta is the Global Managing Partner of T&A Consulting and has over 20 years of experience in the fields of Corporate & Investment Banking, International Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Inward Investment Attraction, Market Entry Strategies, Technology Collaborations, Channel Partnerships, and International Sourcing Strategies.

Tarun has a proven track record in promoting bilateral trade and investment between India and various countries across different continents. He leads a team of experienced professionals who have assisted overseas companies from more than 20 countries, looking to do business in India.

Tarun is a regular participant at key industry events, with close working relationship at CXO level in leading Indian organizations and various Foreign Economic Development Organization’s looking to strengthen trade and investment ties with India.

Tarun’s prior experience includes Head of International Business Division, at HSBC Bank Plc, United Kingdom and Regional Head of Corporate Banking for HSBC in India, running a wide portfolio of corporate customers operating in diverse industries

Tarun is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi University and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management.

Gaurav Singh, Lead Engagement Manager, T&A Consulting

Gaurav Singh is the Lead Engagement Manager at T&A Consulting and has over 7 years of experience in the field of financial advisory, market research, market entry strategies and business development.

Gaurav has extensive experience of working with global organizations from several countries including the United Kingdom (UK), United States (U.S), Ireland, Finland, Switzerland, New Zealand, as well as foreign government trade promotion bodies promoting bilateral trade with India across diverse industries including, education and EdTech, pharmaceuticals & life sciences, digital technology, food & beverages, and financial services. 

Gaurav is the head of business development & client engagement for UK and Ireland markets at T&A, primarily responsible for conceptualizing and implementing India market entry and expansion strategy for foreign enterprises looking to explore business opportunities with India.

Gaurav’s past engagement includes working for the Irish retail company BWG Group in Dublin, Ireland. He has also worked at a stockbroking company in Equity Research division in Mumbai, India.

Gaurav is a graduate in Finance from University of Mumbai and an MSc in International Business from University College Dublin, Ireland. 

About T&A Consulting

Born in India in 2006, T&A has become a trusted global consulting practice to government economic development agencies, businesses, and academic institutions across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Using its accumulated knowledge across several key sectors to help clients with accessing opportunities for trade, investment and student growth from India has been at the very core of T&A’s organic growth and client success over the last 15 years.

Our team of over 50 full-time professionals, primarily based located in our Global HQ in Gurugram near New Delhi, which is also the lead team for Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, is now complemented by new offices in Canada, covering the Americas, and representatives in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and in Berlin, Germany, for customers focused on the UK and European markets.

While T&A was formed and has grown around the challenges of doing business in India, one of the world’s most complex markets for international businesses, our EDO clients have valued our professionalism, perseverance, and adaptability and today we now represent some of them in Europe and North America.

Along our journey so far, we have competed against some of the world’s leading consulting and economic development brands and other boutique consulting practices to win the trust of new clients to develop and offer them ongoing support for their market entry strategy. We have fostered an extensive network of trusted industry connections and cooperative relationships and gained deep insights within various sectors and leveraged our network and knowledge to assist our clients in identifying, screening, and evaluating potential clients/partners/investment targets.

As a growing international practice and working in a highly competitive environment, we adopt a process-driven and measured approach. We listen and collaborate to plan and implement a customized and successful market entry strategy for our clients, irrespective of their size. See T&A Business Credentials below for more information.