Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

Ramesh Ramanathan ─ Financial Inclusion in Urban India: Challenges and Possibilities

Thursday, October 6, 2016

4:00pm – 6:00pm

McKinney Conference Room, Watson Institute

Ramesh Ramanathan is Co-Founder and Co-Chairperson of Jana Group, a clutch of social enterprises focused on urban transformation in India.

Ramesh works closely with government on urban issues in a pro-bono capacity. He was the National Technical Advisor, Government of India for the Jawarharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission, the country's flagship urban mission, and is on the Chief Minister’s Advisory Council to the Government of Rajasthan.

Prior to his social initiatives, Ramesh held leadership positions with Citibank in New York and London, in the bank’s capital markets business. Ramesh has an MS in Physics from BITS Pilani, an MBA from Yale University and a CFA from AIMR. In 2007, he was chosen as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Ramesh Ramanathan and Swati Ramanathan will join CCSA during October 2016.

Urban South Asia Group