Ritu Prasad

Ritu Prasad is the global Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the American India Foundation (AIF) based out of New York City. In this role, she is focused on strengthening AIF’s financial and operational processes globally.

Ritu brings 20 years of experience navigating various roles across different lines of businesses in the corporate sector. She has worked across the globe in India, the UK, Australia, and the US, in roles spanning Finance, Operations, Transformation, and Re-engineering, at Citibank, General Electric (GE) and American Express.

Ritu has a tremendous background in Finance & Business Management, and with rigorous training in Fortune 100 companies, she brings to AIF, extensive experience and network in the areas of financial reporting and data analysis, financial planning, budgeting and forecasting, designing models, and driving innovation, enterprise-wide transformation, digitization, and reengineering. Prior to joining AIF, Ritu served most recently as Vice President, Finance at American Express, responsible for managing Investments for their Global Commercial business.

Ritu also has a strong commitment to community service. She has previously volunteered at AIF and she is an active supporter of a nonprofit organization in rural India, managed by her family, that has been focused on rural development, child health, and education, for over a decade.

Ritu is an MBA in Finance from XLRI in India, and also holds a B.A. (Honors) in Economics from Miranda House, Delhi University in India. Outside of work, she is an aspiring artist, artiste and artisan. And, enjoys sharing her hobbies with her husband and two boys.

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