Sr. Advisor, Canada Pension Plan Inv. Board
Vikram S. Gandhi is a Senior Lecturer in the General Management Unit at the Harvard Business School. He is the Founder of Asha Impact, an impact investing platform. He is a Senior Advisor to The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and a Senior Advisor to Greenhill & Co. Inc. Vikram was Vice Chairman of Investment Banking and Global Head of the Financial Institutions Business for Credit Suisse, in New York and Hong Kong. He was a member of Credit Suisse’s Global Investment Banking Management Committee and the Fixed Income Operating Committee. Prior to his tenure at Credit Suisse, Vikram worked at Morgan Stanley, where he was Co-Head of Global FIG in New York; his prior work at Morgan Stanley included heading the Firm’s institutional strategy area, its Global E-commerce Committee, and as Country Head and President of Morgan Stanley India. Vikram holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School where he was designated a Baker Scholar, and a B.Com with high distinction from the University of Mumbai. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant.