Before joining JSA, Rahul served as the Head of Marketing Communications & BD at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas since August 2018
Rahul Gossain has joined JSA as Chief Strategy & Brand Officer effective from 18 January 2024. With over two decades of experience, Rahul is renowned for his adept handling of international stakeholder engagement and strategic brand management. Rahul has expertise in professional services marketing across the legal, consulting and healthcare domains, has also worked extensively in corporate responsibility space. His leadership in initiating and nurturing strategic corporate transformations and innovation endeavours has earned both internal and external acclaim.
Before joining JSA, Rahul served as the Head of Marketing Communications & BD at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas since August 2018. Prior to that, he played a key role in the branding, market development, communications and CSR functions at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Max India Group, Essel Group, and leading communications agencies.
With a portfolio encompassing over 30 brands across diverse sectors, Rahul is recognised for spearheading and nurturing various strategic corporate transformation and innovation endeavours from their inception, earning both internal accolades and external acclaim.
Educated in marketing, finance, and public policy, Rahul is a qualified lawyer with notable contributions in International Business Strategy and ESG/EU Taxonomy research.
Amit Kapur and Vivek Chandy, Joint Managing Partners, JSA expressed their confidence in Rahul’s abilities, affirming that “Rahul’s extensive and varied experience will markedly enhance the Firm’s capabilities in client relationship management and contribute significantly to integrated initiatives in practice development and industry sectors. We are confident that he will strengthen the hands of the existing team at JSA.”
In reference to the transition, they add, “Rahul takes the baton from Anand Ramaswamy, who, over the last two years, played a crucial role in steering key initiatives across strategy, Brand & Eminence, client relationship development, and operational efficiency. We extend our best wishes to Anand in his new endeavours and express our gratitude for his contributions to the Firm.”
In response to his appointment, Rahul shared his enthusiasm, expressing, “I’m pleased to be joining JSA, a leading law firm with a loyal client base, collaborative teams, and a commitment to innovation and excellence. With confidence in the Firm’s solid foundation and core values, I look forward to working closely with the Management team and the broader partnership to steer the Firm’s integrated strategy forward.”