Mr. Impact Investor
I am a consultant (in one of Gates’ portfolio co.) specialising in financial inclusion and agri-business. I have worked with UNCDF, Gates Foundation, DFID and have led(&lived) end-to-end assignments in countries such as Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Tonga, Kenya, Mozambique, India, Bangladesh. Prior to this, I consulted with Mastercard in Singapore.
Undergrad School: University of Delhi
Undergrad Major: Economics
Age: 31, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other Degree/Certification: FMVA from Corporate Finance Institute
Extracurriculars: Theatre: Have won 6 awards at the national level, Volunteer with one of the largest non-profits that promotes yoga and breathing techniques, Conceived and developed a virtual co-creation/ideation platform. Led to creation of 6 new business ideas.
Company: Boutique Firm
Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 9 mos
Company: Fortune 100 Top 10
Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 10 mos
Big Life Wins:
I co-led to set-up an agri-business practice group; won a multi-million dollar assignment in agribusiness. Helped set-up a 7-member team.
Led US$30MN PPP engagement to create an open-loop mass transit platform to ensure digital financial inclusion in Maputo.
Organized one of the largest yoga-training programs for in India (~5000 youths)
Post MBA Goal:
I have an extensive experience of leading implementation-based case assignments, across geographies, in financial inclusion and agri-business. Having worked with AgTechs and FinTechs, I have developed expertise and interest to leverage technology as a force for good. Post-MBA, I am keen to transition into roles with Impact Investment firms.