Mr. P S Pai

Mr. P S Pai a highly respected thought leader in business and marketing strategy, brings extensive experience and expertise from the leading Indian corporate sector. Mr. Pai was the Executive Chairman of the highly diversified Murugappa Group in Chennai from 2002-2006, contributing significantly to the group’s growth and profitability. A visionary with high octane energy, he made every organization in the group to constantly break boundaries, innovate and execute. Under his leadership many diverse businesses of the group scaled new peaks and went on to become market leaders in their realm. Prior to this he was Vice Chairman of Wipro group, in charge of CCLG businesses and part of the corporate board from 1997-2002.

Mr. Pai holds a Degree in Electrical Engineering from Mysore University and a Post Graduate Degree in Industrial Engineering from IIT, Madras.


Aavishkaar is a pioneer in Impact Investing with more than US$300 million under management across 6 funds. The fund specializes in seeding and incubating companies that generate returns and create a positive impact either through provision of livelihoods or by reduction of vulnerabilities. The fund is targeting early-to-mid stage investment opportunities in sectors such as financial inclusion ,healthcare, agriculture, clean technology, and education . Aavishkaar has invested in Altum Credo from its sixth fund-Aavishkaar Bharat Fund.

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