Pradeep Kashyap’s American India Foundation journey started as its founding full time Executive Director in May 2001 when he was seconded by Citigroup for 2 years. From June 2003, he provided his services pro bono and also funded his expenses. Effective April 2008, AIF hired a new CEO and Mr. Kashyap continued to serve as the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of AIF until January 2018. Since then he remains on the Board and serves as the Chair of the Governance Committee.
Prior to joining AIF, Mr. Kashyap was a senior Citibank official. His career with Citigroup/Citibank spanned 29 years across North America and Middle East. Born in Allahabad, India, Mr. Kashyap did most of his schooling in New Delhi and went on to receive a Bachelor’s degree from Bangalore University and a MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. Mr. Kashyap and his wife Reena, live in New York City, NY.