Luis Miranda 

Chairman of the Board & Co-Founder, Indian School of Public Policy  

Luis Miranda is Chairman of the Board & Co-Founder of the Indian School of Public Policy. He is also Chairman of the Centre for Civil Society and CORO and a Co-Founder of Take Charge, a mentoring program for Catholic youth in Mumbai.

Luis spends his time connecting dots with his wife, Fiona; using their networks to help the organizations they are connected with. Fiona and Luis are also #LivingMyPromise signatories, where they have pledged to give away at least 50% of what they have to charity during their lives or in their wills. He is also on the board of Educate Girls and SBI Foundation. At the University of Chicago, he is a Trustee of the University of Chicago Trust in India, member of the Global Leaders Group and the Advisory Council of the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation at Chicago Booth and member of the Society Advisory Committee of the Leadership & Society Initiative. Luis is Chairman of ManipalCigna Health Insurance, Senior Advisor at Morgan Stanley and on the board of L&T Technology Services. He is also an advisor to L&T SuFin and GMR Infrastructure.

He has been involved in setting up 2 companies – HDFC Bank and IDFC Private Equity and two non-profits – Indian School of Public Policy and Take Charge. HDFC Bank is India’s most valuable bank today. Luis stepped down as CEO of IDFC Private Equity in 2010. In 2009 IDFC Private Equity was awarded Best Private Equity Firm in India by Private Equity International and Asian Infrastructure Fund Manager of the Year by Infrastructure Investor.

Luis blogs for Forbes, Thrive Global, IDR and Spontaneous Order. Luis received an MBA from the Booth School of Business at The University of Chicago and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has received the distinguished alumni award from Chicago Booth, HR College and St Joseph’s Boys High School.

Fiona and Luis live in Mumbai and have two children who are following their passions. Their daughter is in the performing arts and their son is doing research with the Inuit in the Arctic Circle.

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