Chairman: Mr. Michael Koch

Vice President

Boeing India Defense, Space & Security


Co-Chairman: Mr. Nikhil Khanna

Managing Director

BAE Systems India Services (Pvt.) Ltd.


Co-Chairman: Mr. Gaurav Mehndiratta

Partner – International Tax & Regulatory

KPMG in India


Secretariat: Ms. Udaya Arun
Director – Aerospace & Defense


Sector Overview


The defense committee is a forum for discussion on topics related to government-to-government (G2G) and private sector involvement in the growing U.S.-India defense relationship. The committee holds meetings on a regular basis to address topics of U.S. defense engagement in India, U.S. participation in defense and air shows in India, etc.