Niki Ariyasinghe

Niki is a Sydney-based management consultant, specialising in corporate strategy. He is currently the head of Strategy & Planning at ING DIRECT Australia where he is responsible for providing strategic advice to the CEO and executive team of Australia’s fifth largest retail bank. Prior to this, Niki was a management consultant with Accenture where he advised large Australian and global financial services, logistics and government clients on strategic direction.

Niki is an alumnus of the Australian National University where he graduated with a BA/LLB (Hons.) and majors in International Trade Law, International Relations and History (with a focus on Ancient and Modern Indian history). Niki is passionate about the potential for education to drive economic and social change in India. He is on the management committee of Tara.Ed, an International Education NGO focused on improving the quality of teaching provided to rural school children in India, a member of the Australia-India Business Council and was a delegate at the recent Australia-India Institute conference.