Ireena Vittal, a former partner with McKinsey & Co, is a recognized thought partner to companies looking to scale profitable businesses in emerging markets. After 24 years in the corporate world, she now works with governments and public institutions to design and implement solutions core to Indias’ development such as inclusive urban development and sustainable rural and Agri growth. She is also an Independent Director on the board ofselect Indian companies (including among others Wipro, Godrej, Titan, Tata Industries and Zomato) and on the global board of Compass and PATH.
She also serves on the boards of NGOs including Janaagraha (urban), Vidhi Legal (rewriting Indian laws) and ideo.org (design to solve poverty. She is co-author of the McKinsey Global Institute report on Indian urbanization (India’s Urban Awakening: Building Inclusive Cities, Sustaining Economic Growth), the first integrated report on Indian agriculture (FAIDA) and on building rural infrastructure & services (Bharat Nirman).