Director, India office
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Nachiket Mor is a renowned financial expert committed to financial inclusion and health care sector reform. In 2016, he was named director of the India office of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Previously, he was chairman of the board for CARE India, a nonprofit working toward the empowerment of women and girls from poor and marginalized communities, as well as member of the Boards of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), CRISIL, Institute for Financial Management and Research, CIPLA, and IKP Trust. He is chair of RBI’s Advisory Committee for the Licensing of Payment Banks; and a member of the government of India’s Task Force on Primary Health Rollout, the Health Commission for the State of Himachal Pradesh, and the Task Forced on Global Health at the Institute of Medicine in Washington, D.C. From 1987 to 2007, he worked with ICICI Bank, India’s largest private lender, and was a member of its board of directors from 2001 to 2007. He left his position within ICICI to serve as the founding president of the ICICI Foundation for Inclusive Growth, the bank’s corporate social responsibility wing.
He holds an MBA in Finance from the Indian Institute of Management at Ahemedabad and a PhD in Financial Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.