Rajiv B. Lall
Dr. Rajiv Lall has over two decades of experience with leading global investment banks, multilateral agencies and in academia. His areas of expertise include project finance, private equity/venture capital, international capital markets, trade, infrastructure and macroeconomic policy issues with a focus on emerging markets including India and China in particular.
Dr Lall straddles the policy making and finance worlds. He chairs the Infrastructure Council of CII, and was President of Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is India's representative to the G20 Workgroup on Infrastructure and a member of the City of London's Advisory Council on India. He has served on several Government Committees including those focused on Urban Infrastructure, Bond Market Development and Financial Sector reform.
About the Company
IDFC has been an integral part of the country's development story since 1997, when it was formed with the specific mandate to build the nation. Since 2005, the company has built on its vision to be the 'one firm' that looks after the diverse needs of infrastructure development. Whether it is financial inter-mediation for infrastructure projects and services, adding value through innovative products to the infrastructure value chain or asset maintenance of existing infrastructure projects, IDFC focuses on supporting companies to get the best return on investments.
IDFC's commitment to building India's infrastructure goes beyond business. The company works closely with government entities and regulators to advise and assist them in formulating policy and regulatory frameworks that support private investment and public-private partnerships in infrastructure development.