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Paresh Parasnis
Paresh Parasnis
Head - Piramal Foundation

Mr. Paresh S. Parasnis is the Head of Piramal Foundation. At Piramal Foundation, Paresh is responsible for the overall CSR activities implemented through its initiatives including Piramal Swasthya, Piramal Foundation for Education Leadership and Piramal Sarvajal.

Paresh joined Piramal Foundation in August 2012. He is also active on the board of trustees of Shoshit Seva Sangh (providing education to underprivileged children in Bihar) and Collective Good Foundation (aiming to bring various stakeholders of social sector on one platform and contribute to the overall development of the social sector).

Prior to joining the Foundation, he served as Executive Director & COO with HDFC Standard Life Insurance Limited. During his tenure with HDFC Standard Life (2000-2012) he was a Member of various Board Committees and Chair / Member of Management Committees. He worked in various capacities with HDFC Limited (1984-2000) & with Hindustan Lever Limited for two years (1982-84). He has also been a consultant to the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.

He has rich experience of over 30 years with major strengths in strategy, project management, time bound execution and building robust & customer friendly servicing models. Paresh is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Narayanan Iyer
Narayanan Iyer
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. V. Narayanan Iyer is the Chief Financial Officer of Piramal Foundation.

Narayanan joined Piramal Foundation in January 2017.

Prior to joining the Foundation, he worked with IDFC Limited as Senior Director – Finance. He initiated and implemented people, process and technology solutions which supported IDFC’s balance sheet growth by over 100% in three years. He also worked in Deutsche Bank for nine years and played a key role in supporting the growth of the India franchise. He was also a core member of the team in the National Stock exchange of India Limited that set up Wholesale Debt Market (WDM) operations including the successful implementation of NSE trading software.

He has a rich experience of more than 25 years with expertise in financial control, devising and implementing sound financial systems, Creating robust internal controls and strong governance framework.

He was recognized as one of the Future Next 100 CFOs by CFO Magazine India in December 2012 and December 2013.

V. Narayanan Iyer is a Qualified Cost Accountant and Company Secretary.

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