Mr. Impact Investor

About Me:

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.


See More Profiles For: INSEAD

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: University of Delhi

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.0

GMAT: 750

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.

Work History:

Title: Manager

Industry: Consulting

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 9 mos

Title: Consultant

Industry: Consulting

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.


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  • Odds Assessment: 65%

    Hi Impact Investor, this is Deepak Punwani from MBA Exchange. You are as close to a slam dunk kind of a profile at INSEAD as I have seen in a long time. Congrats on great experience and equally solid acads and extra curricular experience. You have a lot going for you and if you execute well, you should have an admit and a real shot at a substantial scholarship at INSEAD. Highlight your leadership (including your work with what looks like the Art of Living Foundation) and international experiences and INSEAD should come calling. Of schools on your list, INSEAD seems best suited for your goals followed by LBS and MIT in that order. The age is a bit of an issue at MIT but …

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 50%

    Hello Mr. Impact Investor! I’m Krista Nannery, a Senior Consultant with mbaMission. And WOW. What a profile! There’s so much I want to talk to you about!
    Two or three years ago, I worked with a similar candidate with Gates Foundation ties and she did very well in this process. In my experience, b-schools love ties to the Gates Foundation so please make sure that’s clear and obvious in your application. I also think your international experience will serve you well…not many can say they’ve worked in the countries that you have. Add that switch from “Corporate America” at MasterCard to consulting in financial inclusion and well, you’re just so interesting and unique.
    There are two things I am worried about:
    For most schools except for …

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