Ankur Vora leads the Strategy, Innovation, and Impact team, which is responsible for supporting creation and evaluation of our strategies, as well as exploring new paths to impact that align with our missions.
Ankur joined the foundation in 2013 to lead the foundation’s Strategy team. Prior to that, he was the director of programs at The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) in London where he oversaw a cross-cutting portfolio of programs focused on health, nutrition, education, and climate change across Africa and South Asia, and led CIFF's efforts in designing and performance managing investments with grantees.
Prior to CIFF, he served as principal at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he focused on healthcare, financial services, and social impact projects. Before that, Ankur was a lecturer of Economics at the University of Chicago. He also worked briefly at Goldman Sachs, the Industrial Development Bank of India, and the Bhabha Atomic Research Center in India.
Ankur holds a Ph.D. in Economics from The University of Chicago, along with a masters in economics and bachelors in computer science from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, India.