Swati Salgaocar is part of the Vimson Group, founded over 70 years ago in Goa with business interests in mineral development (V.M. Salgaocar and Bro. Pvt. Ltd. – India and Singapore, and V.M. Salgaocar Sales International are in the business of mining, export, and trading of iron ore), real estate (mixed-use real estate development in Goa under the brand name Altura Spaces), and financial services (Shivranjani Securities Pvt. Ltd. is Goa’s largest wealth management company and Pyramid Finance Ltd. finances small and medium enterprises). The Group also has philanthropic interests in sports (Salgaocar Football Club founded in 1956 has won several national championships, and its Youth Development and Community Outreach Programs benefit over 600 children a year) and healthcare (V.M. Salgaocar Hospital is a not-for- profit, 120-bed tertiary care, super-speciality healthcare centre). Swati holds a B.A. (Arch.) (Hons.) from Yale University and an M.Arch. from Columbia University. She is a member of the Goa State Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry, Co-Chair of the CII Startups, and Innovation Committee (Western Region), a member of the CII National Committee on Mining and the CII National Startups Council. She has been appointed on a Special Task Force constituted by the Dept of Industries, Govt. of Goa to review the Goa Investment Promotion Act as well as a Joint Consultative Group for framing of the Goa State Entrepreneurship Policy. She is a member of the Society and Campus Development Committee of the Goa Institute of Management. She has been the Co-Director of the Yale India Alumni Schools Committee for over 5 years.