Corporate Profile

QI Spine Clinic is India’s leading healthcare service provider with pioneering diagnosis and treatment of chronic back and neck pain since 2011.

Our multi-disciplinary clinical methodology is grounded on evidence-based studies published in the leading Spine journals and the latest clinical guidelines set out by European and American medical associations.

With over 300 spine specialists, in 28 locations across the country and an expert orthopaedic panel comprising of leading spine surgeons in India & Globally, we are the world’s largest team of medical professionals dedicated to understanding, researching, diagnosing and treating spinal disorders.

Board Members

Nithiij Arenja

Chairman

An innovator and healthcare entrepreneur, Nithiij went through a transformational personal journey to overcome his own health issues including debilitating back pain. QI Spine Clinic was founded as a result of his experiences as a patient and his relentless search and research on the most effective and clinically evidenced approaches to addressing lifestyle diseases. Nithiij is passionate and committed to helping people live longer and healthier lives. He graduated from Nottingham University with a degree in Industrial Economics.

Anuj Arenja,

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Anuj has over 18 years’ experience in promoting and leading early stage companies, building scalable, high performance organizations through people and process excellence. His abiding interest is in transformation of healthcare delivery through patient centricity, evidence based practice and the use of technology to deliver algorithm - led precision medicine. Earlier in his career, he worked with Goldman Sachs, in the London office, in the Investment Banking team, advising financial institutions across Europe, Asia and Africa. He graduated with a Master’s Degree in Engineering Economics & Management from Oxford University.

Nawshir Khurody

Non Executive Director

Nawshir Khurody Joined the Tata group in 1960 on being selected for the Tata Administrative Service (TAS). Undertook assignments in setting up the first instant tea plant, overseas operations in engineering, projects & service, and pharmaceutical operations before joining Voltas as MD in 1997. On retirement helps organizational development across various corporates and educational institution, serving as a coach.

Abhinav Munshi

Non Executive Director

Abhinav Munshi is a Managing Partner at Seven Rivers Capital, a private equity fund manager making early stage growth capital investments in consumer driven sectors such healthcare, food & agriculture and financial services in India.

He is also the Co-Founder and Director of Sirona Hospitals, a company based out of Kolkata focused on delivering cost effective quality healthcare targeting the underserved mass-market consumer in Eastern India.

Previously he was a Managing Director at the Abraaj Group, the largest Emerging Markets specialized private equity firm globally with over US$9 billion of assets under management. Abhinav has been investing for 13 years in markets across India, Middle East, North Africa and Turkey where he managed equity investments across various sectors including healthcare, education, food processing, aviation, oil & gas services, real estate and financial services.

He holds a masters degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering from Stanford University and a bachelors degree in Aerospace Engineering and Economics from Georgia Tech awarded with highest honors

Mr. Jacob Kurian

Advisor to the Board

Jacob Kurian is currently a Partner at New Silk Route. He has a track record for turning around and rapidly scaling consumer and technology businesses, both in international and domestic markets. He has demonstrated an ability to take up challenges of business situations, quickly understand key drivers of new businesses and build high performing and motivated teams that achieve leadership in short time periods in the industry. Mr. Kurian was one of the Partners of the India Consumer Growth Fund. He served as the President of the Indian operations of Laureate Inc. since 2003, where he led the effort to establish India's largest multi-disciplinary private university. Previously, Mr. Kurian served as an Officer of the prestigious Tata Administrative Services at Tata Sons Limited. He served as the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Tanishq, India’s largest jewellery retail chain. Beginning in 2000, he led a dramatic turnaround of this business, making it one of the fastest growing consumer franchises in the country. He engineered a multi-dimensional restructuring, repositioning Tanishq as a retail business and growing revenues at over 40% CAGR over the next three years, with steadily increasing profits and cash flows. He also served as the Chief Strategy Officer of Titan Company, was a member of the Tata Group Strategy Forum and a Mentor CEO to various group companies. He served as the Chief Marketing Officer of the watch business at Titan between 1996 and 2000. His team rejuvenated the flagging watch business with the launch of multiple new brands that are India's largest volume (Sonata) and youth watch brands (Fastrack). Under his stewardship, a widely respected annual poll ranked the Titan brand as India's top consumer brand in 2000. Previously, during a ten year period with Tata Unisys Limited, he helped create the blueprint for India's flagship IT services business and led the development of several outsourcing best practices that have become the norm in the industry. Mr. Kurian has worked in multiple geographies in Asia, Europe and America. He has served on multiple public and private company boards and advises various private companies and promoters. He has increased his focus on the NGO sector and is a Trustee of the Association of People with Disability (APD) apart from being involved in several other initiatives. He was voted "Exceller of the Year" - the outstanding graduating student by his class at business school. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award from NITT in 2008. Mr. Kurian holds an M.B.A. from Xavier Labor Relations Institute, Jamshedpur and a Degree in Engineering (B.E. EEE) from the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli.

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