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Gopi serves as a Client Director for EMA Partners India and leads their Bangalore office. He is a key member of the firm's regional industrial and energy natural resources practice, for South Asia and Middle East, where he conducts high impact, senior-level, general management and functional leadership search assignments. He also dedicates time, by partnering key stakeholders, for strengthening the firm's Consumer, Retail and e-commerce practice in India. During his early days with EMA Partners, he played a seminal role in building the technology and digital practice for the firm in India. 

Over the years; Gopi has become a trusted advisor, for a number of client organisations seeking to fill leadership positions at local, regional and international levels. Since joining the firm in 2011; he has spearheaded numerous executive search and succession planning mandates, for clients of all sizes and ownership structures - including publically traded, private equity backed and closely held, multinationals and family run businesses. 

He has advised a wide spectrum of clients across automotive, chemical, clean tech, construction and building materials, electrical and electronic products, industrial machinery and equipment, oil & gas, metals & mining; on some of their most critical leadership challenges. Prior to moving into Executive Search; he was associated with both Blue chip multinationals and mid-size boutique firms, consulting for their clients across Asia Pacific, Africa & Europe. 

Gopi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and has earned a Master’s Degree in Management