Board Advisor

Miniya Chatterji

I hold a doctorate from Sciences Po, Paris and was also a PhD fellow at Harvard University and Columbia University. I am a Global Leadership Fellow of the World Economic Forum. At the start of my career, I served in Paris as a Policy Analyst for Fondapol, founded by the Chief Advisor to the French President Chirac. I have since held diverse positions in my career, serving as an investment banker with Goldman Sachs, as program manager for the World Economic Forum in Geneva, as founder of the Stargazers Foundation and as Chief Sustainability officer for Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. I also serve on the Steering Group for Sustainability for the United Nations Global Compact Network India and the World Steel Sustainability Expert Group. My work has been recognized in numerous forums, having received the ‘Most Influential Sustainability Leader in India’ award at the India Sustainability Leadership Summit & Awards. I was also awarded by the Navoothan Foundation and received the ‘CSR India Award’ for my work in corporate social responsibility. Currently I am CEO of Sustain Labs Paris. I am also the author of the best-selling 'Indian Instincts: Essays on Freedom and Equality in India' (Penguin Random House, 2018).