Pranay is passionate about integrating system-thinking in development, having worked with the Development Alternatives (DA) Group in India. His focus was on developing business plans and raising capital for Social Enterprises within the Group, culminating in a consolidated business plan with US$ 50 million in growth capital. He also worked extensively with one of the enterprises to develop and implement the ‘Strategy Plan 2020’ to grow the business from US$6 million to US$ 150 million.
Prior to that, Pranay was a Senior Relationship Manager with HSBC Commercial Banking, working with companies across Bangalore and New Delhi. He specialised in International Banking, executing deals with Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) and Private Equity funds investing in India.
He holds a PGDM from the Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, and is a qualified architect, with a Bachelor of Architecture from the School of Planning and Architecture in Delhi. He was also part of the premier cohort of the Social Impact Leadership Program conducted by Dasra and Harvard Business School.