Anita comes with close to 30 years of multi-industry experience in the corporate world with organisations like the Mahindra and Murugappa group. In her last assignment, she was the Managing Director of Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd. and a member of the Group Executive Board at the Mahindra group. She currently serves as a Director on the boards of Mahindra Susten (renewable energy) and Mahindra Happinest (affordable housing).
Anita is passionate about sustainable development and believes that transformative solutions can enable people and the planet to live and grow together. She serves on the India Advisory Board of The Nature Conservancy, the world’s largest not-for-profit in the nature conservation space and on the Board of Management of TERI School of Advanced Studies (earlier TERI University), India’s premier academic institution focused on diverse streams of environmental sustainability. She has also served in the past on the Steering Board of the World Economic Forum’s Future of Urban Development & Services (2016-18).
Anita has an MBA from BIM, India and has done an AMP from The Wharton School, USA. She enjoys reading, traveling and supporting causes that are focused on wildlife conservation.