Education & Professional Experience
Born in Mainz, Manoj Gupte is a dual citizen (German and Indian) who has lived and worked in various countries in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. He has completed his Master’s degrees in the United States at Terry College of Business, University of Georgia (M.B.A.) and Germany at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (M.Sc.). He has earned his Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship from the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel.
With a service mindset at his heart, his passion is to drive transformational change in complex international environments from strategy formulation to implementation through inspiring leadership and effective program management.
Manoj started his career at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he has advised global corporations and medium-sized companies in strategic fields including corporate development, internationalization, and M&A.
He has subsequently founded two service companies in India and served as country director as well as in other corporate leadership positions with a focus on Strategy, Business Development and Operational Excellence at the Voith Group, a global technology company.
He is currently employed as Global Strategy & PMO Director at Arcadis NV, a leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions aimed at improving the quality of life.