Dr. Archana Hingorani has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services business, teaching and research. Her focus has been on private equity, project finance and financial structuring with a specialization in infrastructure, manufacturing and real estate. She has worked on some of the pioneering private finance transactions in India and has participated in negotiating and structuring project contracts, especially in the real estate and infrastructure sector and has overseen investments with an aggregate capitalization value in excess of US$ 15 bn. Dr Hingorani is a member of the India CEO Forum, affiliated with International Market Assessment Asia (IMA), YPO Gold and the first international Board Member from India on the Business Alumni Association Board of Directors of the University of Pittsburgh. She is a member of the United Nations Environment Programme, Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), a member of its Global Steering Committee, and a Co-Chair of the Finance Commission. Dr Hingorani is also a member of the Advisory Council, Asia Council and the Energy and Infrastructure Council of Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA) and a member of the SuRe Stakeholder Council, Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation.
Dr. Archana Hingorani holds a PhD in Corporate Finance and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, USA.