Meera Sanyal, Former Country Executive of Royal Bank of Scotland visits CPPR after resigning from the post to actively engage in politics and public policy process. CPPR is proud to host her at Kochi on April 26th where she will interact with audience on the topic of “Governance”. Her stint with politics and experience in the corporate world is an interesting mix which provide a unique opportunity for the interacting people.
Profile of Meera Sanyal
Meera Sanyal is currently the President of the Indian Liberal Group, a think tank and a non-governmental organization working towards good Governance in India.
A professional banker since 1984, Meera was the Chairperson and Country Executive for Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS Group) in India who recently decided to quit her job to begin her new innings with Politics.Prior to this, she was the Chief Operations Officer for the Asia Pacific region for RBS Group. In 2001, she set up ACES, the bank’s Global Shared Services company. She joined RBS in 1992 to head up its Investment banking division from Lazard.Through the activities of the RBS Foundation, which Meera chairs, several projects that aim both to alleviate poverty and conserve biodiversity (especially in endangered tiger habitats), as well as promote watersheds and sequester carbon through working with tribals and marginal farmers in degraded land areas have been undertaken.In recognition of her initiatives on Financial Inclusion & Sustainability, she has been appointed the Chairperson of FICCI’s Financial Inclusion Committee and nominated to TERI’s Business Sustainability Council who had contested from South Mumbai constituency against Milind Deora in 2009 Lok Sabha election.
Meera has a deep interest in education and skill development and serves on the National Advisory Board of AIESEC India, and is a Board Member of Jaihind College in Mumbai.In Sept 2011, she was invited by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to join her International Council of Women Business Leaders, which focuses on the economic empowerment of women for global economic prosperity and which meets annually at the State Dept in Washington DC.The talk will be followed by open discussion. Meera Sanyal’s website can be visited here – Meera’s Musings
Date: 26th, April
Venue: Ashir Bhavan, Kochi, Kerala, India
Time: 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
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