Pratik Dattani EPG

Cleantech, Education, Government Affairs, Media, Startups and Technology

Practice Area:

Market Entry Advisory, Strategic Communications, Trade and Investment Promotion, Economic Analysis

Pratik Dattani

Managing Director


Background in economic analysis and leading global market entry strategies, including government liaison and public affairs. Pratik is currently a Board member for a leading think tank. He was additionally, until August 2017, UK Director for the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). He is the co-founder of a charity advisory initiative, working with HNI donors give better. Earlier, he was Chairman for a not-for-profit membership organisation with several thousand members for three years.

Previously he worked in Economic Consulting at FTI Consulting and Deloitte in London and Abu Dhabi. He studied Economics at Warwick University, where he was awarded the Prize for Excellence, and LMU University of Munich. His dissertation won a prize at an international economics conference at Georgetown University. He has published academic research on behavioural economics and social impact, and contributed to various books, particularly on India. He is a regular commentator on public policy and India across print, TV and online media. He occasionally lectures at King’s College London.


23 Nov 2019
India is at an Energy Crossroads

India is reliant on the Middle East for its oil and could soon be equally dependent on China for its electric vehicle revolution. The image shows Dr Chris Wright, Co-founder of British sodium ion battery company Faradion, presenting during an event in Bangalore that we organised as part of their market entry into India. Faradion […]

14 Sep 2021
How to stop the spread of conspiracy theories and build societal resilience against fake news

The pandemic and associated lockdowns have given rise to an acceleration in ‘fake news’ around the world over the last year. The phenomenon of mis- and disinformation takes root, evolves and proliferates and can cause real world harm. In this blog post, Pratik Dattani, of consulting group Economic Policy Group, delves deeper into how public paranoia helps […]

14 Jun 2019
The British Indian diaspora is more engaged with India than ever before

A few weeks ago at the Scottish National Party’s Spring Conference, something quite unusual happened. It was not the focus on liberal and social issues. It wasn’t that the thousands of party members gathered clapped in unison whenever a speaker mentioned Scottish independence. Instead, it was that a fringe event was organised to explore deeper […]


18 Jul 2022
Assessing Potential Impact of the Skills and Post-16 Education Act

The new Skills and Post-16 Education Act underpins the government’s skills and training strategy for the country. This report aims to understand what technology-enabled service providers and students consider the impact of the legislation could be.

07 Feb 2013
The Future for Pakistan: Incubating Social Enterprises in Business Schools

EPG launched a report entitled Social Enterprise in Pakistan: Unlocking Innovation Through Enterprise Incubation. The report says business schools in Pakistan can offer huge growth potential in delivering hybrid financial return and social impact to investors, and help create a sustainable ecosystem for social entrepreneurs in Pakistan.

27 Dec 2021
UK-India Energy Collaborations report, for leading think tank

EPG produced this report for think tank reviewing UK-India energy sector opportunities ahead of COP26 in Glasgow.