Board of Directors
Managing Director, Bain Capital Advisors
Amit Chandra is Managing Director of Bain Capital Advisors (India) since early 2008. Bain Capital is one of the oldest and leading global private investment firms in the world. He has previously spent over 13 years at DSP Merrill Lynch, a leading investment bank in India, from where he retired in 2007 as its Board Member & Managing Director. Amit started his professional career as an engineer at India's leading engineering & construction firm, Larsen & Toubro.
He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of Genpact, Tata Investment Corporation, Piramal Enterprises and Emcure Pharmaceuticals Limited. Amit serves as Member of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and Remuneration and Nominations Committee at Tata Investment Corporation, the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee at Piramal Enterprises, the Remuneration and Nominations Committee at Emcure, and the Nominations Committee at Genpact.
Amit is very active in India’s not for profit space and serves as a Trustee/Board Member of The Akanksha Foundation (providing education to less privileged children) and GiveIndia (India's leading philanthropic exchange). He was named Next Generation Philanthropic Leader of the Year by Forbes in 2013. He received his MBA from Boston College and was awarded the school's Distinguished Alumni in 2007. He received his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from VJTI, Bombay University. He was named as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2007.