Sudhir P. Amembal is Chairman and CEO of Amembal & Halladay. He began his professional career in lease education, consulting and publications by co-founding Amembal & Isom in 1978, the first entity in the world to serve the global leasing industry.
Entities under his stewardship became the world’s most highly respected training and consulting firms in the field of equipment leasing. These entities have trained over 75,000 leasing professionals throughout the world. Mr. Amembal has conducted technical presentations on leasing in over 80 countries.
As a government advisor, Mr. Amembal has spearheaded lease consultancy engagements conducted on behalf of over 20 governments including China, Indonesia, Korea, and Nigeria. These engagements required him to review the overall leasing industry in each country and devise strategic recommendations to facilitate the growth of the industry.
He has co-authored 16 books on leasing: Winning With Leasing (published by Amembal & Associates, 2006), Asian Leasing Yearbook (published by Amembal & Associates, 2006), Operating Leases: The Complete Guide(published by Amembal and Associates, 2000), International Leasing: The Complete Guide (published by Amembal and Associates, 2000), The Handbook of Equipment Leasing (published by A&H, 1995), Lease Securitization (published by A&H, 1994), A Guide to Accounting for Leases (published by A&H, 1992), Equipment Leasing: A Complete Handbook (published by McGraw Hill, 1992) Leasing Applications for the HP-12C (published by A&H, 1991), Leasing Applications for the HP-17B (published by A&H, 1991), The Handbook of Equipment Leasing(published by A&H, 1988), Guide to Captive Finance Company Equipment Leasing (published jointly by A&H and the AAEL, 1984), Handbook of Leasing: Techniques and Analysis (published by Petrocelli Books, Inc., 1982), Leasing Series Applications for the HP-12C Calculator (published by Hewlett Packard Inc., 1982), Lease Payment Tables (published by Vestigrowth 2000, 1982), and Leasing For Profit (published by American Management Association’s Extension Institute, 1980).
He has appeared as a keynote speaker at numerous domestic and international conferences. He has addressed conventions held by all four of the global regional associations — African Leasing Association, Asialease, Leaseurope, and the Latin American Leasing Association. He has chaired each of the annual World Leasing Conventions from 1993 to date. He is the organizer of the annual Operating Lease Conference — the only conference entirely dedicated to operating leases. He is also the co-organizer of the annual China Leasing Forum.
For a period of five years from 1997 to 2002, Mr. Amembal was Chairman of Amembal Capital Corporation, a middle market leasing company. Prior to 1978, he was a member of the faculty at the College of Business, University of Utah, prior to which he worked with Ernst & Young in New York City.
He has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Bombay, an M.B.A. from the University of Utah, and is a CPA, qualified to practice in New York.
He is the founder and President of Animal Advisory and the co-founder and CEO of Animals India.