Founder - Homage, Co-founder Akasa Air, Board Member - OYO, FabIndia, GreenCell Mobility
Aditya Ghosh is a Business Leader and Co-Founder of Akasa Air.
Aditya is currently a Member of the Board of Directors at FabIndia Group, OYO Hotels & Homes, GreenCell Mobility, a pan-India shared electric mobility player, and an Independent Director at Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) International Airport. He is also the Chairperson of the Social Enterprise Central body of SEWA. SEWA is a member based organisation of poor self-employed women from the unorganised sector. He is also a Member of the CII National Committee & Co-Chairman of CII National Committee on Skill Development & Livelihood focusing on key areas such as increasing employment and employability, creating inclusive workforce, policy advocacy, job creation and entrepreneurship and international mobility of skilled Indians.
He is one of the Founders of The Ashoka University and Member Circle of Sponsors where he is actively involved with and heads the Service Excellence Committee.
Formerly, he was the President & Wholetime Director of IndiGo for ten years where he was instrumental in turning the airline into the largest and most profitable airline in India, and also one of the fastest-growing low-cost carriers in the world. Prior to becoming a Board Member at OYO, he was also the CEO for OYO Hotels and Homes South Asia.
Aditya is World Economic Forum-Young Global Leader and has been recognised as Fortune 40 under 40 Globally and Fortune India 40 under 40 three years in a row; He is a Mentor/Coach to various business leaders. Aditya is a key supporter of the start-up world and has made multiple investments in consumer facing businesses in spheres of food and beverages, services and health, and wellness. Through his investment arm Homage Ventures, he has invested in companies such as Blue Tokai, an indigenous coffee roaster; Wholsum Foods, a packaged food company focussing on healthy and affordable products made from super grains; and Caterland UK, a fine dining restaurant in London. Aditya being a fitness enthusiast has also invested in Sarva Yoga, a yoga studio chain and Genepath Diagnostics, a start up in the molecular genetics space. He is currently a Strategic Advisor to the founders of various unicorns and early-stage start-ups.
His other key investments include CreditEnable, an award-winning AI driven, Fintech company based out of the UK and is also a Member of its Global Advisory Board, SpeakIn, a first-of-its-kind expert platform of Asian expertise, Vsync, a brand and digital consultancy, Juggernaut, an aspiring world-class Indian publishing company trying to redefine reading and writing for the digital age and Ladies Who Lead, a members-only platform for India’s top and emerging Women Leaders and Chourangi, a fine-dining restaurant in London.
Aditya is originally a lawyer by training and is one of the rare examples of a Professional Business Leader who did not have a management degree.
Aditya is now an alum of the Harvard Business School, having successfully completed HBS’ coveted and flagship Advanced Management Program (AMP).