Mr. Dhawan co-founded ChrysCapital, one of India’s leading private equity firms, in 1999 and has served on the company’s board since its founding. He left his full-time position at ChrysCapital in 2012 after twenty years in the investment management business, to found Central Square Foundation (CSF). CSF is a grant-making organization and policy think-tank, focused…

Nilesh Shah Group President & Managing Director Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company (KMAMC) Nilesh Shah is Managing Director of Kotak AMC. Nilesh lead his team to the Best Fund House of the Year Award at all the mutual funds where he has worked viz. Kotak, ICICI Prudential and Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund. Nilesh is a…

Amit is the Chairperson and founder of Bain Capital’s India Office and was a part of the Asia’s leadership team for over a decade. Prior to this, he spent most of his professional career DSP Merrill Lynch, India’s leading investment bank at that time, and retired as it’s MD and Board Member in 2007. Amit…

Rajesh Shah is the Co-Chairman and Managing Director at Mukand Ltd. and a Trustee at Observer Research Foundation. In his leadership and management career, Mr. Shah has held several roles, including as Dean’s Council at the Harvard Kennedy School in 2003. He has been on the boards of Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd., Oil and Natural Gas…

Office Assistant

Abhishek joined Pahle India Foundation as the office assistant in 2017.

R.G.Chandramogan is the founder of Hatsun group. He started as an entrepreneur at the age of 21 with a meager capital after discontinuing his education due to family circumstances. Today he runs the largest private corporate dairy in the country. Brands Arun, Arokya, & Hatsun are the brand leaders of the country in ice creams,…

T.S. Krishnamurthy is a former Indian Revenue Service officer who served as 13th Chief Election Commissioner of India (February 2004 – May 2005). In his long and illustrious career he has served the government at various levels including as Secretary, Department of Company Affairs. As Secretary, he is credited with setting up Investor Education and…

Research Assistant

I am a graduate of B.A. (Hons.) Political Science from University of Delhi and have been felicitated with the ‘Best Student of the Year’ award at Shivaji College, University of Delhi. I have also successfully completed my Master’s with a merit in Public Policy from University of Warwick. My academic and work experience lies in…

Research Assistant

Surabhi has completed her undergraduate in B.Sc Economics from Symbiosis International University. Previously, she interned with the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) and has contributed to the Status of India’s Digital Economy (SIDE) report, 2023. She has also worked on the project Bharat Pravah, a collaborative effort with the Ministry of…

Research Associate

Garima Jain works as a Research Associate at Pahle India Foundation. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Economics from I.P. University and a Master’s in Economics from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi, with a dual specialization in International Trade and Finance. She has previously interned with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry where…

Research Associate

Mehek works as a Research Associate at Pahle India Foundation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Literary and Cultural Studies from FLAME University and a Master’s in Public Policy (MPP) degree from Kautilya School of Public Policy, with a concentration in Business and Government. Passionate about the intersections of technology and sustainability, she has…

Research Associate

Shreya Ganguly works as a Research Associate at Pahle India Foundation. She graduated from the Dual Bachelor of Arts Program between Columbia University and Sciences Po in April 2021 with a major in Economics. She has previously interned at NITI Aayog in the Voluntary Action Cell. She is passionate about evidence-based research with a focus…