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Kanishk Kumar joins ARFAI

Posted on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 by ARFAI,

Kanishk Kumar

A long time friend of ARFAI (AFL India) Kanishk Kumar, has recently joined the passionate team of young sorts leaders at ARFAI to help grow the amazing sport of Australian Rules Football in India. Kanishk joins in as a honorary advisor to the ARFAI board at the moment and looks forward to help build on the wonderful voluntary work done so far to establish a completely new sport in India.

Kanishk is an international business professional with deep-rooted interests in Australia-India relationship. He is currently the Director of Waugh Global India, a realty firm co-founded by Mr Steve Waugh and heads their India operations.

Kanishk has previously worked for the Australian Trade & Investment Commission (Austrade) in Mumbai, where he assisted many Australian organisations in identifying and developing commercial opportunities in India. During his stint with Austrade, he successfully supported the 450 member business delegation during Australia Business Week in India 2015 and led the Sports stream. He brings considerable experience in strategy development for market entry across a range of sectors, including sports.

Kanishk has earlier studied and worked in Australia, where he was the first Indian student to be elected President of University of Newcastle’s Postgraduate Student Association.

ARFAI welcomes Kanishk on board and looks forward to his invaluable guidance in growing the game in India.