Arvind Agrawal heads corporate communications and investor relations at the Earthstone Group. He is one of India’s foremost practitioners of stakeholder-centric communication having founded India’s largest investor communications firm – AICL. Mr Agrawal graduated in commerce from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, and is a qualified chartered accountant and company secretary. He worked first as a freelance journalist with The Statesman, one of India’s oldest English dailies, and then as a CFO with a steel fabrication company before venturing into the field of corporate reporting as a consultant, to blend his two key skills – the flair for communication and an in depth understanding of business dynamics. At Earthstone, Mr Agrawal is part of the strategic management team that formulates the organizational roadmap. He represents the Earthstone Group to all external stakeholders, including investors.