Governance Structure of PHFI

PHFI is an autonomously governed public private initiative registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act 1860. Under the governance structure adopted by the Society, the Foundation is governed by a fully empowered, independent, General Body (comprising of all the members of the Society) that has representatives from multiple constituencies – government, Indian and international academia and scientific community, civil society and private sector.

The management of the affairs of the Society is entrusted to the “Executive Committee”, the governing body of PHFI that is elected by the Members of the Society in accordance with the Rules and Regulations. The Chairperson of the General Body also chairs the Executive Committee. The President (the Chief Executive Officer) of the Society is a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Executive Committee and holds the position of the Member Secretary.

Executive Committee

Executive Committee Membership as on the AGM held on April 1, 2018

Chairperson
  • Mr. N. R. Narayana Murthy
    Founder, Infosys Limited
Members
  • Ms Preeti Sudan
    Secretary , Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI
  • Mr. J. V. R. Prasada Rao
    UN Secretary General Special Envoy for AIDS, Asia & the Pacific
  • Dr. Abhay Bang
    Founder and Director, Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health (SEARCH)
  • Dr. Sunil Kaul
    Founder & Managing Trustee, The Action North East Trust
  • Prof. K. Srinath Reddy
    President, Public Health Foundation of India
  • Dr. Rati Godrej
    Former Medical Advisor, US Consulate General, Mumbai
  • Dr. Maharaj K Bhan
    Former Secretary, DBT, Government of India
  • Dr. Muzaffar Ahmad
    Former DG Health, Govt. of J&K, India
  • Mr. KRS Jamwal
    Executive Director, TATA Industries
  • Dr. Abraham Joseph
    Former Dean, CMC Vellore, India

The Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India is an ex-officios of the Executive Committee, and the President of PHFI is a non-voting, ex-officio member and holds the position of the Member Secretary.

General Body

General Body Membership as on the AGM held on April 1, 2018

Chairperson
  • Mr. N. R. Narayana Murthy
    Founder, Infosys Limited
Members (listed in order of second name)
  • Ex-Officio
    Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research
  • Ex-Officio
    Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI
  • Mr. Ashok Alexander
    Director, Antara Foundation. Former Director, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Dr. Abhay Bang
    Founder and Director, Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health (SEARCH)
  • Ms. Mirai Chatterjee
    Director, Social Security, SEWA - Self Employed Women's Association
  • Dr. Lincoln Chen
    President, China Medical Board of Cambridge
  • Dr. James W. Curran
    Dean, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
  • Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia
    Former Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of India
  • Mr. Ved Kumar Jain
    Founder & Mentor, Ved Jain & Associates
  • Dr. Sunil Kaul
    Founder & Managing Trustee, The Action North East Trust
  • Mr. Uday Nabha Khemka
    Vice Chairman, SUN Group
  • Mr. Gautam Kumra
    Director, McKinsey & Company
  • Mr. T.N. Manoharan
    Founder Partner, Manohar Chowdhary& Associates; Chairman, Canara Bank
  • Mr. Raj Mitta
    Chairman, Essential Value Associates Pvt. Ltd.
  • Dr. Peter Piot
    Director & Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Dr. Jagdish Prasad / Ex-Officio
    Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, GOI
  • Mr. J. V. R. Prasada Rao
    UN Secretary General Special Envoy for AIDS, Asia & the Pacific
  • Prof. K. Srinath Reddy
    President, Public Health Foundation of India
  • Dr. Anil Seal
    Director, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and Cambridge Overseas Trust
  • Dr. Amartya Sen
    Professor of Economics & Philosophy, Department of Economics, Harvard University
  • Dr. Jaime Sepulveda
    Executive Director, Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco
  • Mr. Raman Sharma
    Senior Partner, AZB & Partners
  • Mr. Michel SidibĂ©
    Executive Director, UNAIDS
  • Mr. Harpal Singh
    Chairman, Save the Children Mentor & Chairman Emeritus, Fortis Healthcare (India) Limited
  • Mr. Prashanth Vasu
    Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Dr. Abraham Joseph
    Former Dean, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
  • Dr. Partha Pratim Chakrabarti
    Director, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
  • Dr. AK Shiva Kumar
    Development Economist, Former Advisor to UNICEF, Faculty Ashoka University, Harvard University
  • Dr. Shalini Bharat
    Professor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India
  • Dr. Shiv Vishwanathan
    Professor, Jindal University
  • Dr. Rati Godrej
    MD, Internal Medicine, Former Deputy Director, Asian Heart Institute
  • Mr. KRS Jamwal
    Executive Director, TATA Industries
  • Dr. K. Madhu Mohan
    Executive Medical Director, Doctors Community Hospital, Maryland, USA
  • Mr. Ashok Jaipuria
    Chairman & MD
    Cosmo Films

ex-officio Members of the General Body: (a) The Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India; (b) The Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India; (c) The Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research; and (d) One representative from the office of the Prime Minister of India (“PMO”), as may be nominated by the PMO from time to time.

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