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 health and development goals.

Nachiket Mor is a Yale World Fellow. He has a B.S. in Physics from the Mumbai University; a postgraduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad; and a Ph.D. 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, the Task Force on Global Health at the National Academy of Medicine in Washington DC, and the Health Commission for the State of Himachal Pradesh. He also helped create a new model for comprehensive primary care, pioneered by SughaVazhvu Healthcare in remote rural parts of Tamil Nadu and offers a seminar on Health Systems Design at the Chennai based Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health.

In financial services, he has worked with ICICI for over two decades, and was a member of its board of directors 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 and Derivatives Association and helped launch the National Commodities and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX). He has served as the chair of the Governing Council of IFMR Trust and as a member of the boards of the RBI, NABARD, CRISIL, and MUDRA. For the RBI, he has also chaired the Eastern Area Local Board, the Committee on Comprehensive Financial Services for Small Businesses and Low-Income Households, and the Committee on the Licensing of Payment Banks.

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