Ms. Anjali Bansal is former Non-Executive Chairperson of Dena Bank. She heads NITI Aayog Investment Council for Fintech and Women Entrepreneurship.
Ms. Bansal is founder of Avaana Capital, a fund platform that invests in the scaling up of growth stage startups. She was previously global Partner and Managing Director with TPG Growth PE, Spencer Stuart India Founder-CEO, and strategy consultant with McKinsey and Co in New York and India. She started her career as an Engineer.
She is on the Advisory Board of the Columbia University Global Centers, South Asia. Previously, she chaired the India board of Women's World Banking, a leading global livelihood-promoting institution and continues to be an advisor to SEWA.
An active contributor to the dialogue on corporate governance and diversity, Ms. Bansal co-founded and chaired the FICCI Center for Corporate Governance program for Women on Corporate Boards. She serves on the managing committee of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry. She is a member of the Young Presidents' Organization.
She has been listed as one of the "Most Powerful Women in Indian Business" by India's leading publication, Business Today, and by Fortune India. Ms. Bansal is a frequent speaker at forums like Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, IVCA, BSE and jury member for awards including ET 40 Under 40, Women Ahead, CEO Awards, VC Circle, AIWMI Wealth Awards and others.
She is BE in Computer Engineering from Gujarat University and Master's in International Finance and Business from Columbia University. She is a member of Nomination & Remuneration Committee & Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.
She is also on the Indian board of Bata India Limited, Apollo Tyres Limited, The Tata Power Company Limited, Voltas Limited, Siemens Limited, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Limited and few other public Companies.