Debasis Ray has joined APCO Worldwide as a consultant after stepping down from Tata Trust. Since its founding in 1984, APCO has provided communication, stakeholder engagement and business strategy services for clients around the world.
He started his career as a corporate communications manager with Hindustan Unilever in 1991 and retired from Tata Trusts as head of corporate communications in June 2023.
A highly experienced corporate communications professional, Ray has been in different top leadership posts at the Tata Group since 2005. This includes head-corporate communications at Tata Motors, and chief group corporate communications at Tata Sons.
The Tata Trusts began in 1892 with Jamsetji Tata, the founder of the Tata Group, setting up the JN Tata Endowment for the higher education of Indians.