Anjali Bansal

Anjali Bansal is an independent non-executive director on the public boards of GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals India, Bata India, Tata Power and Voltas, a Tata enterprise. She is on the advisory board of Columbia University’s Columbia Global Centers, Mumbai.

Previously, she chaired the Indian board of Women's World Banking, a leading global livelihood-promoting institution.

Bansal is also a former global partner and managing director with TPG, the global private investment firm, and a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Company. She founded and ran Spencer Stuart’s India practice, successfully growing it to a highly reputed pan-India platform. She was also a global partner and co-led the firm’s Asia Pacific board and CEO practice as part of the Asia Pacific leadership team. She started her career as an engineer.

An enthusiastic participant in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, Bansal is a charter member of TiE, an entrepreneurial organization, serves on the managing committee of the Indian Venture Capital Association, and is an angel investor and mentor to entrepreneurs and companies, including the SAHA Fund, Female Founders Fund, and others.

An active contributor to the dialogue corporate governance and diversity, Bansal co-founded and chaired the FICCI Centre for Corporate Governance’s program Women on Corporate Boards. She serves on the managing committee of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry and is part of the CII Directors Guild. She is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization.

She has been listed as one of the most powerful women in Indian business by India’s leading business publication, Business Today, and by Fortune India.

Bansal has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Gujarat University and a master’s degree in international affairs, finance and business from Columbia University.