Shri. Vinayak Chatterjee

Founder and Managing Trustee
The Infravision Foundation

Brief Profile:

Born in 1959, Vinayak Chatterjee graduated in Economics (Hons) from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University (1976-1979) and did his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (1979 – 1981). He co-founded Feedback Infra Pvt. Ltd., a consulting-engineering company, in 1990 and served as its Chairman from 1990 to 2021. Since stepping down from active management, he now devotes his time and energy to Infrastructure Policy, Advocacy and Capacity Building; and for this purpose has recently founded The Infravision Foundation, where he is a Managing Trustee (

He has often been called upon to play a strategic advisory role to leading domestic and international corporates, the Government of India, various Ministries dealing with infrastructure, as well as multilateral and bilateral institutions in the areas of infrastructure policy, planning and implementation. He is one of the leading proponents of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model for developing India’s infrastructure. One of his more recent engagements with the Government of India relates to being a Member of the Committee on Setting up a DFI (Development Finance Institution).

He has chaired various Infrastructure Councils at the national level of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) since 2001.

In 1998, the World Economic Forum at Davos recognized him as one of the 100 Global Leaders of Tomorrow. In 2011, the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad conferred on him the “Distinguished Alumnus Award”.

He is on the Board of Directors of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, KEC International Limited, and LTI Mindtree Limited; and is also an Advisor to some infra companies.

He is a well-read columnist and writes a monthly column on infrastructure for Business Standard called ‘INFRATALK’. He has authored a book titled “Getting it Right – India’s Unfolding Infrastructure Agenda” published in 2011.

He lives in Gurugram, in the National Capital Region of India.

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