Leadership

MEET OUR LEADERS

Board of Directors

PUNIT GUPTA

Managing Director

Punit Gupta has more than 20 years of experience in leadership roles in the development and private sectors in India, Europe and the US. During the past five years at TNS India foundation, Punit has grown the operations from a five-member team to 50 employees and currently manages offices in 4 Indian states, benefitting farmers, entrepreneurs and youth. Punit previously served as CEO of Intel Capital-funded ESPL Media, led Private Equity investments in mid-size Indian companies at Sabre Capital, and has managed several strategy projects for large global corporations as an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company. Punit earned an MBA (with distinction) from INSEAD, France

PRITPAL MARJARA

Director

Pritpal Marjara is the Managing Director of Population Service International in India. Mr. Marjara holds a Master's degree in Information Technology. Pritpal has over 17 years of diverse professional experience in social marketing, behaviour change communication, research and Information Technology. He began his career as IT professional developing software programs. He started his career in development sector at PSI where he managed complex health programs in diverse geographical, social and cultural settings in India. He had progressive responsibilities, culminating in the program leadership, within PSI's `Avahan` program with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation which involved the delivery of services in management and treatment sexually transmitted infections in the areas with high prevalence of HIV.

MUMTAZ BANDUKWALA

Director

Mumtaz has been a practicing Advocate since August 1989 and a Solicitor since May 1991. She is a Partner at Junnarkar & Associates, Advocates and Solicitors since 2003. Her main areas of practice are corporate and securities laws, conveyancing and arbitrations. She specializes in mergers and acquisitions and advisory services to corporates. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Government Law College, Mumbai.

SIDDHARTH MANGHARAM

Director

Siddharth has more than 20 years of professional experience and is a successful entrepreneur. He is the founder of Floh, which is a curated online dating startup. Earlier, he founded Peek India, a venture-backed, mobile email startup. He has also worked in several functional and leadership capacities in companies such as Microsoft, McKinsey & Company, and The Coca Cola Company. He holds an MBA degree from University of Michigan – Stephen Ross School of Management, and a Bachelors degree from the University of Mumbai.

VARUN RAJ KHANNA

Director

Varun has over 25 years of cross-functional experience across Direct & Indirect Taxation, Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Sales & Business Development, and Corporate Strategy. He currently heads the Indirect Tax function for Bharti Airtel and its group Companies, responsible for tax strategy and implementation. Previously, he has worked for companies such as Micromax Informatics, Bilfinger Neostructo, BMR Advisors, GE, and Arthur Andersen. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has done his Bachelors in Economics from Delhi University.