Dr. (Mrs.) Swati A PiramalVice Chairperson - Piramal Enterprises Ltd, Director – PCHF
Dr. (Mrs.) Swati Piramal is the Vice Chairperson of Piramal Enterprises Limited and a Whole-time Director. She is one of India's leading scientists and industrialists, and is involved in public health and innovation. She earned her medical degree from Mumbai University and completed her Master's in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. She has used her background in medicine, public health and business to change the trajectory of healthcare, education, and public policy in India. Dr. Piramal is a member of the Harvard Board of Overseers and Dean's Advisor to Harvard Business School & Public Health.
In addition to her other commitments, Dr. Piramal is deeply committed to Corporate Social Responsibilities activities. She is involved in projects across healthcare, education, livelihood creation and youth empowerment. She aims to resolve issues that are critical roadblocks towards unlocking India's economic potential by finding innovative solutions. She also looks at avenues for promoting health in rural India with mobile health services, women's empowerment projects and supporting community education that create young leaders.
As the first woman president of India's Apex Chamber of Commerce in 90 years, she helped influence important public policies and governance. She served as an adviser to the Indian Prime Minister in science, technology and economic policy (2006-2014).
Dr. Piramal is a leader who makes a positive difference to the community and the world. Her contributions in innovations, new medicines and public health services have touched thousands of lives.