Portrait
Ireena Vittal, Advisor

Ms. Ireena Vittal, a former partner with McKinsey & Co., is a recognized thought partner to consumer-facing companies looking to build large-scale, profitable businesses in emerging markets. She has also served government and public institutions in designing and implementing solutions core to India’s development, such as inclusive urban development and sustainable rural growth. Ms. Vittal was a founding member of the economic-development practice and the global emerging-markets practice at McKinsey & Co. After 25 years in the corporate world, she is now working in the urban and agriculture space and is also an Independent Director on the board of select Indian companies such as Titan Company, Indian Hotels, Godrej Consumer, Tata Global Beverages and Wipro. She is also on the global advisory board of IDEO.org, a non-profit organisation dedicated to applying human-centered design to alleviate poverty. Prior to joining McKinsey, Ms. Vittal worked with Nestle and MaxTouch (now Vodafone). Ms. Vittal graduated in electronics and has an MBA Degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.