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PHFI is helping to build institutional and systems capacity in India for strengthening education, training, research and policy development in the area of Public Health.
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Governance Structure of PHFI

PHFI is an autonomously governed public private initiative registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act 1860. Under the governance structure adopted by the Society, the Foundation is governed by a fully empowered, independent, General Body (comprising of all the members of the Society) that has representatives from multiple constituencies - government, Indian and international academia and scientific community, civil society and private sector.

The management of the affairs of the Society is entrusted to the “Executive Committee”, the governing body of PHFI that is elected by the Members of the Society in accordance with the Rules and Regulations. The Chairperson of the General Body also chairs the Executive Committee. The President (the Chief Executive Officer) of the Society is a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Executive Committee and holds the position of the Member Secretary.

General Body

Membership as on October 16, 2013, post the 2013 Annual General Meeting.

Chairperson

Mr. Anand G. Mahindra
Chairman and Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

Members (listed in order of second name)

  • Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia
    Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India

  • Mr. Ashok Alexander
    Director, Antara Foundation. Former Director, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Dr. Abhay Bang
    Founder and Director, Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health (SEARCH)

  • Ms. Mirai Chatterjee
    Director, Social Security, SEWA - Self Employed Women's Association

  • Dr. Lincoln Chen
    Director of Global Equity Centre, Harvard’s Kennedy School

  • Dr. James W. Curran
    Dean, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

  • Ex-officio position
    Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI​

  • Dr. Timothy G. Evans
    Director for Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank

  • Dr. Vishwa Mohan Katoch
    Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research

  • Mr. Uday Nabha Khemka
    Vice Chairman, SUN Group

  • Dr. A. K. Shiva Kumar
    Advisor, UNICEF

  • Mr. Gautam Kumra
    Director, McKinsey & Company

  • Dr. David Lynn
    Director, Strategic Planning & Policy Wellcome Trust

  • Ms. Kiran Malhotra
    Chairperson, AKM Systems Pvt. Ltd

  • Mr. T.N. Manoharan
    Founder Partner, Manohar Chowdhary & Associates

  • Dr. Raghunath A. Mashelkar
    Chancellor, Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research; CSIR Bhatnagar Fellow, National Chemical Laboratory

  • Mr. Raj Mitta
    Chairman, Essential Value Associates Pvt. Ltd.

  • Mr. N. R. Narayana Murthy
    Founder and Executive Chairman, Infosys Technologies Ltd

  • Mr. Shiv Nadar
    Founder, HCL

  • Mr. T. K. A. Nair
    Advisor, Prime Minister's Office

  • Dr. Ravi Narayan
    Community Health Advisor, Society for Community Health Awareness, Research & Action (SOCHARA)

  • Dr. Peter Piot
    Director, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

  • Dr. Jagdish Prasad
    Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI

  • Mr. J. V. R. Prasada Rao
    UN Secretary General Special Envoy for AIDS, Asia & the Pacific

  • Prof. K. Srinath Reddy
    President, Public Health Foundation of India

  • Dr. Anil Seal
    Director, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and Cambridge Overseas Trust

  • Dr. Amartya Sen
    Professor of Economics & Philosophy, Department of Economics, Harvard University

  • Dr. Jaime Sepulveda
    Executive Director, Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco

  • Mr. Raman Sharma
    Senior Partner, AZB & Partners

  • Mr. Michel Sidibé
    Executive Director, UNAIDS

  • Mr. Harpal Singh
    Chairman, Save the Children Mentor & Chairman Emeritus, Fortis Healthcare (India) Limited

  • Mr. Prashanth Vasu
    Partner, McKinsey & Company

Note: The following are ex-officio Members of the General Body: (a) The Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India; (b) The Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India; (c) The Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research; and (d) One representative from the office of the Prime Minister of India ("PMO"), as may be nominated by the PMO from time to time. In the Executive Committee membership as listed below, the Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India is an ex-officio member, and the President of PHFI is a non-voting, ex-officio member and holds the position of the Member Secretary.

Executive Committee

  • Mr. Anand G. Mahindra (Chairperson)
  • Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia
  • Dr. Abhay Bang
  • Ms. Mirai Chatterjee
  • Ex-officio position: Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI​
  • Dr. Timothy G. Evans
  • Mr. Uday Nabha Khemka
  • Dr. A. K. Shiva Kumar
  • Mr. Gautam Kumra
  • Dr. David Lynn
  • Ms. Kiran Malhotra
  • Dr. Raghunath A. Mashelkar
  • Mr. J. V. R. Prasada Rao
  • Prof. K. Srinath Reddy
  • Mr. Harpal Singh

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