Aerospace & Defense and Lifesciences

Osamazaid Rahman is a Director covering the Defense & Aerospace portfolio in India. He also handles sectors including space policy, civil aviation and strategic trade. Rahman’s expertise includes government policy, bilateral and international treaties, and international laws impacting business. He helps companies develop linkages with officials and policymakers and works with industry to address market access barriers and policy and trade related issues.

Prior to joining USIBC GPL, Rahman was associated with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), and has worked in sectors such as defense, aerospace, homeland security, GIS and publishing. He was involved in organizing some of FICCI’s mega events, including the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas on behalf of the Government of India. In addition, Rahman has over 10 years of editorial experience with publishing houses such as Oxford University Press, Orient Longman and McGraw Hill. Rahman also worked with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to design entrance examination questions for the Indian Institute of Management in 2014 and 2105, and is involved with WWF-India to support renewable energy, conservation and sustainability, and wildlife resource management.

Rahman completed his Post Graduate and MPhil from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and is working on his doctoral thesis on urban settlement and labor migration in India. He received his B.A. from the University of Calcutta. He has knowledge of Hindi, Bengali, Urdu and Persian. Rahman lives in New Delhi with his wife and two daughters.