MR GIRISH ANANTHANARAYANAN
BUSINESSWORLD DISRUPT 30 UNDER 30 (2021)
COO AND DIRECTOR-SCALE PROGRAMMES, PEEPUL
Mr Girish is a part of the leadership team of Peepul (www.peepulindia.org), an education-focused non-profit that works with governments to transform education systems. In this role, he is responsible for designing and delivering on large-scale transformation programs in partnership with governments, as well as strengthening core organization functions. This includes Peepul’s work in CM Rise, supporting the Government of Madhya Pradesh for the professional development of the state’s 300,000 government teachers and Project Parivartan with the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) in Delhi, across ~290,000 primary school students.
He has worked to deliver systemic and technology solutions for 10+ years, across agriculture, renewable energy, education, skilling and financial inclusion. After leaving campus, he joined McKinsey & Company, where he was most recently an Engagement Manager, with his work primarily in projects across banking, technology and the social sector, in India and South East Asia. He co-founded and co-led Social Sprints, a one-of-its-kind pro-bono social impact consulting initiative in the McKinsey India office. He is also a One Young World Ambassador, St. Gallen’s Leader of Tomorrow and an Aditya Birla Scholar.
He shares, “The knowledge and perspectives I gained at IIMA have surely been an integral part of my learning journey. Hope this news leaves you with pride of another testimony to the institute that the achievement by an alumnus is.”