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Bharath  Visweswariah

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  • Civic Empowerment
  • Financial Transparency
  • Independent Media

Bharath Visweswariah

Director, Investments

Bharath leads our investments in India and came to Luminate with extensive experience across management consulting and social development. 

He was most recently a Director at the Antara Foundation, a non-profit focused on maternal and child health. Here, he headed the Foundation’s advocacy efforts and led a partnership with Stanford University to enhance the skills of frontline healthcare workers using Stanford’s medical training content and pedagogy. 

Bharath was previously Executive Director of the University of Chicago’s research centre in India, identifying avenues for the university to expand its presence in the country, including a fellowship programme in partnership with Indian state and central governments. Bharath also worked for the Corporate Executive Board (CEB) in their Washington and New Delhi offices, leading CEB’s research across Asia. He began his career as a management consultant with Booz and then McKinsey.