Advisory Board

The Center's Advisory Board provides oversight and is composed of prominent academics, public figures, and business leaders. ­The Board meets annually and provides ongoing leadership and counsel regarding the Center’s activities.

The following individuals comprise the Advisory Board of the Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai:

  • Hari Aiyar ’90CC, Managing Partner of Build India Capital Advisors
  • Anjali Bansal ’97SIPA, Partner and India Managing Director of Spencer Stuart
  • Rajashree Birla, Chairperson, Aditya Birla Foundation and Director, Aditya Birla Group of Companies
  • Barkha Dutt ’98JRN, Managing Senior Editor of NDTV
  • Rubal Jain ’04SEAS, Director of Safexpress
  • Uday Kotak ’11CC, Executive Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • Rajiv Lall ’81GSAS, ’84GSAS, Executive Chairman of Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation
  • Vikram Pandit ’76SEAS, ’77SEAS, ’80BUS, ’86BUS, P: ’17CC, Chairman of TGG Group, and a Trustee of the University since 2003.
  • Sharad Sanghi ’91SEAS, Founder, CEO and managing director of Netmagic Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
  • Ratan Tata, Chairman of Tata Sons
  • Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO, Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd.


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