Working Groups

There are also Working Groups/ Sub Committees formed to take the agenda ahead in respective areas as per the IIC Charter. Each Working Group has one nominated member from the EC and 2-3 members from the IIC Members/ Partners.  The working groups include: 

  1. Capital & Advocacy Sub Committee, 
  2. Research Sub Committee, 
  3. Partnerships Sub Committee and
  4.  Membership Sub Committee. 

The current WGs tenure runs from 2019- 2021.

Tushar Thakkar
Tushar Thakkar
Associate Partner, Dalberg
Ravi Vukkudala
Ravi Vukkudala
Chief Executive Officer, Northern Arc

Ravi is the CEO of Northern Arc Investments and has over 13 years’ experience in credit investing, risk and fund management. Prior to joining Northern Arc, he was working in credit and rates assessment as part of the Fixed Income investment team at Invesco Mutual fund. His capital market experience also includes stints with companies such as Bharti AXA Investment Managers, JM Financial Ltd, and Merrill Lynch. Ravi is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA Institute) & Financial Risk Manager (GARP) and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance from NMIMS (Mumbai), Masters in Management & Information Systems from Virginia Tech (US) & Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from University of Mumbai. An avid sports enthusiast, Ravi can usually be found chasing goals on the football pitch.

Anil Sinha
Anil Sinha
Senior Advisor, Global Impact Investing Network

Anil Sinha is presently Senior Advisor at GIIN. He was previously Senior Manager IFC and Regional Head of Inclusive Business and Advisory Services South Asia, which he started from scratch. Anil was with IFC for about 22 years and lived and worked in Africa, East Asia, South Asia as well DC. He started his career with IFC in 1992 as an Investment Officer in Harare covering Zimbabwe, and Angola and Mozambique. He then moved to Hanoi, Vietnam in 1997 as part of a core team to start a new program to extend IFC’s reach through small business investments as well as launch the Mekong private sector and SME Advisory program. He them moved to Ho Chi Minh City to expand the Mekong program in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos as Regional Manager. Moving to Dhaka, he started from scratch, large innovative advisory programs including access to finance, sustainable business advisory, investment climate and PPP with a focus on increasing shared prosperity. He expanded the IFC program to Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and lately India with many first time partnerships with development institutions, state and national governments, corporates and foundations. He built and led a strong team of 140 diverse IFC staff in South Asia and was awarded the Bank Group Diversity and Inclusive leadership Award. A number of the Inclusive Business projects he led have won awards internally and externally.

Bhuvan Srinivasan
Bhuvan Srinivasan
Director, KKR & Co. Inc.

Bhuvan Srinivasan (Mumbai) joined KKR in 2014 and is a member of the Private Equity team focused on health care, industrials, media/technology, and education. He is also part of the Global Impact team. Mr. Srinivasan has been involved in KKR’s investments in EuroKids International, Ramky Enviro Engineers Limited, Radiant Life Care, Emerald Media, JBF, Gland Pharma and Coffee Day Holdings. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Srinivasan was with Bain Capital in Mumbai for over three years. Prior to that, Mr. Srinivasan worked at Bain & Company in Singapore as a strategy consultant serving clients in Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Prior to Bain & Company, Mr. Srinivasan was a research scientist working on real-time glucose sensing at Medtronic Diabetes in Los Angeles. Mr. Srinivasan holds MSE and BSE degrees with honors in Biomedical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University and an M.B.A. with honors from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Mukul Gulati
Mukul Gulati
Co-founder & Managing Partner, Zephyr Peacock

Mukul Gulati is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Zephyr Peacock Management India Pvt Ltd. He is responsible for the overall leadership of the Zephyr Peacock Funds. Mukul has over 20 years of experience in the investment business including private equity, investment research and general management. Previously, Mukul worked at Multex where he was involved in setting up and managing the firm’s quantitative equity research business. Mukul is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and serves on the Asia Council of Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA). Mukul has an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business and is a cum laude graduate from the University of Maryland with a degree in Economics.

Raunak Singhvi
Raunak Singhvi
Chief Finance Officer, Gray Matters Capital

Raunak brings with him work experience of more than 15 years in Finance, Due Diligence, Investment Evaluation, Transformation, Controllership, Project Management, Treasury, and Risk Assurance with a diverse set of businesses spanning FMCG, Insurance, Payments and Consulting. He has worked on projects in 20+ countries across 4 different continents.

Raunak is a member of ICAI, India; CIMA, UK and ICMAI, India.

Fun Fact

Raunak likes to spend time with his son by playing, reading and learning with him.

Pradeep Nair
Pradeep Nair
Regional Director, Ford Foundation

Pradeep Nair joined the Ford Foundation towards the end of March 2017, to head the India region, including Sri Lanka and Nepal. He has about 20 years of private and public sector experience primarily in US and India. His most recent assignment before joining the Foundation was with The Volcker Alliance in New York, where working along with Paul Volcker and his advisory team he led their Public Service Program. In this role, he directed the Alliance’s efforts to work with corporates, academia and the government, to catalyze more effective, sustainable, and accountable solutions to public policy challenges; and to bridge the divide between government and the people it serves.

Previously, Pradeep worked for the Institute for Sustainable Communities, where he helped start and manage the group’s India office and develop and grow their global strategy and programs. Prior to that, as a Director with the Clinton Foundation, Pradeep helped in designing and expanding their global programs, managing India strategy and operations and later helping to establish the C40 Cities group in the South Asia region.

He spent the first part of his career in Silicon Valley, as a strategy consultant and technology specialist with Deloitte Consulting and several start-ups. He focused on advising corporates strategize and implement process and technology solutions, to grow, and scale up in new regions. He also led product development and helped launch several technology applications globally. Pradeep is a regular panelist and speaker on international development and social issues, and given his diverse and deep work with corporates and public sector, he has a keen interest on bridging the gap between the two. An engineer and MBA by training, he has worked and lived in North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Mark Kahn
Mark Kahn
Founding Partner, Omnivore

Mark Kahn is the co-founder of Omnivore Partners, a venture fund investing in early stage agricultural technology companies in India.

Previously, Mark was the Executive Vice President (Strategy & Business Development) at Godrej Agrovet, one of India’s foremost diversified agribusiness companies.

At Godrej Agrovet, Mark was responsible for corporate strategy, M&A, R&D, and new business incubation.
Earlier in his career, Mark worked for Syngenta and PFM. He earned a BA (Honors) from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he graduated as a Baker Scholar.

LM Singh
LM Singh
Head- Impact Investments, USAID PAHAL

L M. Singh is heading the Impact Investment for the Urban Health Project supported by USAID.
L. M. Singh has over 25 years of extensive experience serving Fortune 500, growth and early stage businesses in India, UAE, Bahrain, London, New York in the areas of audit, consulting, investments, mergers & acquisitions, buy outs, capital raise, fund management and strategic advisory roles. He has held senior management and Board positions on public and private companies and has worked with PwC, Ernst & Young and TAIB Bank, an international investment and merchant bank, where he last served as President & Country Head in New York and London. He was Managing Partner at Lotus Capital LLC, New York, a private equity firm and most recently Managing Director at Langham Capital Ltd, New Delhi, India, a cross border investment bank, where he was responsible for managing senior relationships with corporates, private equity, early stage and venture capital funds and leading transactions in sectors which included IT, technology, education and healthcare.

L. M. Singh is a Chartered Accountant and also a Certified Information Systems Auditor, CISA (USA). He is a Graduate in Business Studies; B.Com (Honours) from Sri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) University of Delhi. He is a Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Financial Conduct Authority, Institute of Internal Auditors, AIIA (USA) and Institute of Information Systems Audit & Control, CISA. He is also an active speaker at various industry forums including Silicon India, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) and Asian Private Equity.

Siddharth Nautiyal
Siddharth Nautiyal
Investment Partner, Omidyar Network India

Siddharth is an investment partner at Omidyar Network where he leads the firm’s Emerging Tech investments in India.

​Before joining Omidyar Network, Siddharth was an entrepreneur, angel investor, and mentor to startup companies across Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, and Pune. He incubated and advised companies in edtech and home relocation, invested in fintech, B2B SAAS, and consumer internet companies, and served on the board of India’s largest distributed clean energy company.

Siddharth was formerly with Bessemer Venture Partners, where he was most recently a partner in the firm’s Mumbai office. While at Bessemer, Siddharth had the opportunity to invest in and work with companies across various sectors including e-commerce, clean energy, healthcare, and hospitality.
Siddharth joined Bessemer from McKinsey & Company, where he spent five years in the India office, working with companies across financial services, healthcare, retail, and manufacturing industries.

Siddharth holds a Post Graduate Diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad and a B. Tech. in computer science and engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur.

Chair
Jinesh Shah
Jinesh Shah
Managing Partner, Omnivore
Chair
Srikrishna Ramamurthy
Srikrishna Ramamurthy
Partner, Unitus Seed Fund

Mr. Srikrishna Ramamoorthy is a Co-Founder and Partner at Unitus Seed Fund LLC since joining the firm in 2012. He is responsible for the India operations. Mr. Ramamoorthy has been involved with organizations that are working towards improving lives of people at the ‘Base of the Pyramid’, especially in microfinance, enterprise lending, low income housing, and urban livelihoods. In microfinance, he has been part of the founding team at Ujjivan, where Mr. Ramamoorthy setup and managed microfinance branches. He served as a Program Manager at Unitus India, where he led microfinance innovation initiatives including micro insurance, savings and training. Mr. Ramamoorthy was a Co-Founder of Kinara Capital where he worked on various functions including client sourcing and product development. Prior to Kinara Capital, Mr. Ramamoorthy worked at Michael & Susan Dell Foundation where he led the foundation’s efforts in urban livelihoods and managed a portfolio of equity investments and grants in urban microfinance and low income housing. Mr. Ramamoorthy also represented the foundation as a Director and Observer on the Boards of investee companies. Before MSDF, he was an Associate with Unitus Advisors Pvt Ltd where he built product and service offerings including savings, microinsurance and training for Unitus network microfinance institutions and their clients, through partnerships with private sector organizations. Mr. Ramamoorthy has both entrepreneurial and investing perspectives with extensive experience in impact investing, consulting and implementation. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from the University of Bangalore.

Abhijit Nath
Abhijit Nath
Country Manager, Insitor Impact Asia Fund

Abhijit heads Insitor’s operations in India, including sourcing and closing transactions and managing them through their life cycle. Given Insitor’s growing portfolio in India, Abhijit also spends significant amounts of time with existing investees to aid their growth. Abhijit comes with significant experience in the social impact space, with stints at the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation and Dalberg Global Advisors. Prior to that, he spent several years in growth private equity, at Deutsche Bank’s alternative investments arm and ICICI Venture, among India’s largest private equity firms. Abhijit received an MBA at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and holds undergrad degrees in Economics from Delhi University and Jazz Composition from the Berklee College of Music.

Royston Braganza
Royston Braganza
Chief Executive Officer, Grameen Capital
Chair
Rema Subramanian
Rema Subramanian
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Ankur Capital
Chair
Sucharita Kamath
Sucharita Kamath
India Chapter Manager, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE)

Sucharita joined ANDE in September 2017 as the India Chapter Manager. She brings with her more than two decades of experience spanning the social enterprise, IT, non- profit, and consulting industries including various senior management roles in consulting, program & project management, social enterprise management, training, and facilitation. A people person through and through, she has a passion for doing her bit to make the world a better place and sees social entrepreneurship as a means to this end. Sucharita has a Masters in Business Administration from the SAID Business School, Oxford and a Masters degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Systems from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Binali Suhandani
Binali Suhandani
CEO - South Asia, Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN)

She has over 19 years of experience in not for profit sector in India and UK. Her last seven year stint as a Country head was with Akshaya Patra Foundation. Prior to this, she helped Sense International, UK set up its base in India and with the Women’s World Bank working in the area of Micro finance for women.

She has been a speaker and trainer on Indian and International forums on Resource Mobilization and Strategic Planning. She is also a consultative member on the United Nation’s SUN Group headed by UN Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Food Security and Nutrition, Mr. David Nabbaro.

Anil Sinha
Anil Sinha
Senior Advisor, Global Impact Investing Network

Anil Sinha is presently Senior Advisor at GIIN. He was previously Senior Manager IFC and Regional Head of Inclusive Business and Advisory Services South Asia, which he started from scratch. Anil was with IFC for about 22 years and lived and worked in Africa, East Asia, South Asia as well DC. He started his career with IFC in 1992 as an Investment Officer in Harare covering Zimbabwe, and Angola and Mozambique. He then moved to Hanoi, Vietnam in 1997 as part of a core team to start a new program to extend IFC’s reach through small business investments as well as launch the Mekong private sector and SME Advisory program. He them moved to Ho Chi Minh City to expand the Mekong program in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos as Regional Manager. Moving to Dhaka, he started from scratch, large innovative advisory programs including access to finance, sustainable business advisory, investment climate and PPP with a focus on increasing shared prosperity. He expanded the IFC program to Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and lately India with many first time partnerships with development institutions, state and national governments, corporates and foundations. He built and led a strong team of 140 diverse IFC staff in South Asia and was awarded the Bank Group Diversity and Inclusive leadership Award. A number of the Inclusive Business projects he led have won awards internally and externally.

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