Dr. Swati Piramal has used her background in medicine, public health and business to change the trajectory of healthcare, education, and public policy in India. Born on March 28th 1956, she is one of India's leading scientists and industrialists and is involved in public health and innovation.
Dr. Swati is the Vice Chairperson of Piramal Enterprises Ltd., a leading Indian multinational company in Pharma, Financial Services and Information Management.
As Director of the Piramal Foundation, she helps promote health in rural India with mobile health services, women's empowerment projects and supporting community education that create young leaders. As the first woman president of India's Apex Chamber of Commerce in 90 years, she helped influence important public policies and governance. She served as an adviser to the Indian Prime Minister in science, technology and economic policy, (2006-2014).
She is a leader who makes a positive difference to the community and the world. Her contributions in innovations new medicines and public health services have touched thousands of lives.
Dr. Piramal earned her medical degree from Mumbai University. Dr. Piramal is an alumnus of the Harvard School of Public Health.