Anand Piramal currently runs the financial services businesses of the group. Piramal’s financial services business is one of India’s largest and most diversified NBFCs in the country with strong capabilities in affordable home lending, SME lending, construction finance and digital embedded finance. Anand also oversees Piramal’s Alternatives business which counts CDPQ, Bain Capital, CPPIB, IFC and Apollo as it’s partners.
Anand also runs Piramal Realty, the real estate arm of the group. Piramal Realty, is one of Mumbai’s leading developers with prime residential and commercial developments across Mahalaxmi, Byculla, Thane, Mulund, Kurla, Lower Parel and Worli. Piramal Realty also counts Warburg Pincus and Goldman Sachs as it’s investors. Anand was conferred with the Hurun Real Estate Unicorn of the Year Award (2017) by Hurun India and Young Business Leader Award by Hello! Magazine (2018).
Anand also founded a rural healthcare start-up called ‘Piramal eSwasthya’, Today ‘Piramal Swasthya’ is India’s largest private primary healthcare initiative. Its 2,260 plus employees and over 140 doctors serve around 25,000 patients daily across 28 states with the help of health hotlines, mobile medical units and telemedicine centres. Piramal Swasthya has impacted over 129.5 million lives since inception.
Anand holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He was also the youngest President of the Youth Wing of the 100-year-old Indian Merchant Chambers.