Founder, Piramal Realty
Anand Piramal is the Executive Director of Piramal Group and Founder of Piramal Realty. Anand founded Piramal Realty in 2012. He played a pivotal role in the acquisition of prime land parcels across Mumbai, building of a great team and the designing of world-class developments. In 2015, he also raised $434 million from Goldman Sachs and Warburg Pincus for the growth of the company. This is one of the largest private equity investments in real estate in India ever.
In 2018, Anand was conferred with the Hurun Real Estate Unicorn of the Year 2017 by Hurun India and Young Business Leader award by Hello! Magazine. The awards recognize Anand’s role in steering Piramal Group’s successful foray into the real estate industry and growing Piramal Realty to one of the most admired real estate companies.
Prior to Piramal Realty, Anand founded a rural healthcare start-up called ‘Piramal eSwasthya’. At eSwasthya, he spearheaded the acquisition of HMRI (Health Management Research Institute). Today the merged entity ‘Piramal Swasthya’ is India’s largest private primary healthcare initiative. Its 4000+ employees and 490+ doctors serve 36,000 patients daily across 11 states with the help of health hotlines, mobile medical units and telemedicine centres. In 2015, it won the ‘Times Social Impact’ Award and in 2013 the Forbes philanthropy award. Piramal Swasthya has impacted 90 million lives since inception.
Anand majored in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and Business Administration from the prestigious Harvard Business School. He is also the youngest President of the Youth Wing of the 100-year-old Indian Merchant Chambers.