A Malayalee has been given the rare distinction of becoming the youngest Chief Representative of The Netherlands Business Support Office (NBSO). Ajay Justin Odathekal will head its Hyderabad office. The NBSO has been established with a view to boost Dutch businesses and establish their presence abroad.
A lawyer by education, Ajay passed out of the National University of Advanced Legal Studies in 2011. After his graduation, he moved to Amsterdam to pursue his Masters in Finance and Law at the Duisenberg School of Finance.
Armed with a Master’s degree, Ajay joined the ABN Amro Group, one of the largest banks in the Netherlands, in a graduate programme. After the programme ended, in 2015, he was transferred to New York. In 2016, Ajay quit his job and moved back to India to practise law.