Archana Hingorani

  • Archana Hingorani

    CEO & Executive Director, IL&FS Investment Managers Ltd.

    Dr. Hingorani is Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of IIML, and is responsible for managing IIML's funds. She has 22 years of experience in the financial services industry, including teaching finance and academic research, and 12 years of experience in private equity fund management. Over the course of this period, she has been instrumental in IL&FS's foray into the private equity business and has made investments in private equity transactions with an aggregate capitalization value in excess of $8.2 billion. Prior to joining IL&FS in 1994, Dr. Hingorani was with the University of Pittsburgh (United States), where she was involved in academic research and teaching subjects in corporate finance and financial markets. She has published a number of articles in the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Business and Finance and the Journal of the Economics of Business.

    Dr. Hingorani is a member of the India CEO Forum, which is affiliated with the IMA (International Market Assessment Group). Dr Hingorani is also a member of United Nations Environment Programme, Finance Initiative, CII National Committee on Infrastructure Finance and is on the Advisory Council of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA).

    Dr. Hingorani received her Bachelors degree in Economics from Bombay University (India). She received a Masters in Business Administration and PhD. in Corporate Finance from the Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh (United States).