Bindu Ananth is the Chair of IFMR Trust and IFMR Holdings, and she is a Director of all investee companies of IFMR Holdings. Prior to this, Bindu worked in ICICI Bank’s microfinance team between 2001 and 2005 and was head of the new product development team within their Rural Banking Group in 2007.
She has an undergraduate degree in Economics from Madras University and Masters Degrees from the Institute of Rural Management (IRMA) and Harvard University’s John. F. Kennedy School of Government.
Bindu has co-edited “Financial Engineering for Low-Income Households” and has been published in the Economic and Political Weekly, OECD Trade Paper Series and the Small Enterprise Development Journal. She was a member of the RBI Committee on Comprehensive Financial Services for Low-Income Households and Small Businesses (2013), and she serves as a Nominee Director for National Stock Exchange on the Board of Computer Age Management Services.