HEAD LEGAL &
ADITYA BIRLA SUN LIFE
Mr. Amber Gupta is Head – Legal & Company Secretary of the Company with Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance Company Limited. Amber has a rich experience of 20 years in the field of legal, compliance and company secretarial functions with specialization in financial services sector. Mr. Amber in his current role is managing litigation management, contract management, Corporate and Company law matters, Statutory matters, Board, Shareholders and Governance matters and provides legal advisory on key issues relating to business and operations. Amber has been instrumental in revamping the working and structure of legal and secretarial function with increased thrust on knowledge management, digitization, process enhancements embracing technology as a tool and implementing best practices. The legal & secretarial function under his leadership also obtained ISO 9001:2015 certification reflecting continued commitment in driving excellence in quality management system, standardization and processes. The Secretarial function also achieved global recognition having won the Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance by Institute of Directors at 19th Annual Convention in London 2019. Under his leadership, the legal & secretarial function has won various accolades and recognition both within the Company and the Industry including Star team of the Year 2019 at 10th Annual ABG Annual Awards and best functional excellence team at ABSLI Excellence Awards 2020 and Mr. Gupta was also recognized as FAIR Leader Innovation at ABSLI Excellence Awards 2020.
Amber holds a bachelor’s degree in law and is a member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He also holds Diploma in Business Finance from ICFAI and Diploma in Cyber Laws from NALSAR Pro (All India 2nd Rank). Amber has also completed advanced certification in International Arbitration from Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London. Amber actively participates on issues concerning industry and has been associated with forums in various capacities like Member – CII National Committee on Regulatory Affairs, Member-Law Committee- IMC, Member – Editorial Committee – NMIMS -Law Review and was also a Member of the Committee formed by IRDAI on cyber security framework for Insurance Industry. Amber is also a registered member of TrustLaw, the members-only service of the Thomson Reuters Foundation which offers lawyers and pro bono managers an easy way to connect with non-profits and social entrepreneurs seeking free legal help.