Prabhat Pani

Senior Advisor; SPJIMR - Head of Social Interventions & Projects, Tata Trusts

Since 2016, Prabhat Pani is associated with Tata Trusts, India - currently, as Senior Advisor for Partnerships, and earlier managing Tata Water Mission (drinking water, sanitation and hygiene), and Digital Interventions (promoting digital literacy, and data-driven governance), and Program-related Technology.

Since 2019, Prabhat is associated with the top Business school, SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, India, as Head of Social Sector Interventions & Projects, and as Chairperson of the Post-Graduate Program in Development Management. The role covers amplifying the social sector work done by the school in building capacity of social sector professionals, research, and influencing management practice. He is also a member of the Board of Governors of IIM-Sambalpur, India, and a Trustee in Tata Power Community Development Trust, India, and a member of the Governing Council of YES Foundation, India.

During the previous 30+ years, Prabhat managed roles in for-profit entities in Consumer goods, Telecom and Hospitality spaces, much of it in the Tata Group. His last few roles were as Executive Director in TajSATS Air Catering, as CEO of Ginger Hotels, and as COO in Tata Teleservices.

Prabhat has completed his PGDM from IIM-Ahmedabad, India, after completion of BE (Hons.) from BITS, Pilani, India.

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