Nachiket Mor




In his role as director, India Country Office, Nachiket Mor oversees the foundation's efforts to improve family health, sanitation, financial inclusion, and agriculture in India. He and the foundation team based in New Delhi work closely with India's central and state governments, local and global nonprofits, community groups, researchers, and the private sector to help India achieve its ambitious health and development goals.

Nachiket Mor is a Yale World Fellow. He has a BS in Physics from the Mumbai University; a postgraduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad; and a PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, with a specialization in finance from the Wharton School. He has interests in the fields of financial services and healthcare.

In healthcare, he was a member of the Planning Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Universal Health Care, the Primary Care Task Force of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and the Task Force on Global Health at the Academy of Medicine in Washington DC. He also helped create a new model for comprehensive primary care, pioneered by SughaVazhvu Healthcare in remote rural parts of Tamil Nadu. He is currently a member of the Health Commission for the State of Himachal Pradesh and offers a seminar on Health Systems Design at the Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health.

In financial services, he worked with ICICI from 1987 to 2007, and was a member of its board of directors from 2001 to 2007 with responsibilities for project finance, corporate banking, treasury, and rural banking. During this period, he was also board chair of the Fixed Income Money Market & Derivatives Association and helped launch the National Commodities and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX). From 2007 to 2011 he was chair of the Governing Council of IFMR Trust. During the period from 2013 to 2017, he was a member of the Boards of the RBI, NABARD, and MUDRA. For the RBI, he chaired the Eastern Area Local Board, and was a member of its Board for Financial Supervision. During this period, he also chaired the RBI Committee on Comprehensive Financial Services for Small Businesses and Low Income Households, and the RBI Committee on the Licensing of Payment Banks. He continues to be a member of the RBI Boards, and is currently also a member of the board of directors of CRISIL.

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