Nasser Munjee

Chairman DCB Bank Ltd., Managing Director IDFC (1997-2004), Executive Director HDFC (1997-2007)

Nasser Munjee began his career in 1977 as one of the first employees of HDFC, India’s first housing finance company, where for over two decades, he rose to be an Executive Director on its board with wide responsibilities. Then in 1997, upon the request of the Finance Minister of India to set up an infrastructure finance company, Mr. Munjee was instrumental in establishing Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited (“IDFC”). Mr. Munjee is presently a director on the boards of leading public companies in India, viz. Cummins India Limited, Ambuja Cements Limited, The Indian Hotels Company Limited and Tata Motor Finance Limited (Chairman). He is also the Chairman of other Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) institutions in India. He has served as the President of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry and on several government task forces on housing and urban development. Mr. Munjee has a master’s degree from the London School of Economics, UK, and was earlier educated at the Leys School in Cambridge.