Pritam  Banerjee

Pritam Banerjee

Consultant, Asian Development Bank

Pritam Banerjee brings several years of experience in the areas of logistics
operations, trade facilitation, and trade policy. He is currently a Consultant
with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as a Logistics Sector Specialist. Prior
to his work with the ADB, Banerjee was Senior Director for Public Policy with
the Deutsche Post DHL Group, responsible for South Asia. In this capacity, he
was responsible for engaging with governments and governmental agencies on
regulatory affairs and policy. He also served as a consultant for major clients of
Deutsche Post DHL Group, finding solutions to regulatory and policy problems
related to their supply chains. Banerjee previously served as the Head of Trade
Policy, Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) Trade Policy Division, and
with the World Bank in Washington, D.C., where his work focused trade facilitation
and trade in services. Banerjee is a member of the National Trade
Facilitation Steering Committee and was most recently a special invitee to the
Committee on Ease of Doing Business Reforms constituted under the Ministry
of Commerce as a part of Prime Minister Modi’s initiative on reforms. He
serves as executive member of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce
and Industry (FICCI) Logistics Task Force, and he led FICCI’s interaction on
Goods and Services Tax (GST)–related issues relevant to the transport and
logistics sector, focusing on operational aspects of GST implementation. He
also serves as guest faculty at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT),
Foreign Services Institute (FSI), and NACIN (National Academy of Customs,
Indirect Taxes, and Narcotics). Banerjee has a PhD in public policy, and master’s
and undergraduate degrees in economics. He has been extensively published
on issues related to international trade, regional integration, regulatory
reforms, logistics and connectivity, and trade facilitation.