Chairperson - Villoo Poonawalla foundation and Executive Director of Serum Institute of India
Natasha Poonawalla is an Indian Philanthropist, Chairperson of the Villoo Poonawalla Foundation, Executive Director of Serum Institute of India – one of the largest vaccine manufacturing companies in the world by number of doses produced, Director of the Poonawalla Science Park, Netherlands, and Director of the Villoo Poonawalla Racing and Breeding Pvt Ltd.
Natasha is well known for her sartorial fashion choices and design endeavors executing several creative projects for the group. She is equally passionate about the business strategy of the group, with a focus on relationship management for the Cyrus Poonawalla group of companies.
Natasha Poonawalla studied at St. Mary’s School, and pursued a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Pune. She simultaneously attended summer programs in the United States at Cornell, Stanford and Harvard University. Natasha Poonawalla has obtained a MSc. Degree from the London School of Economics in Organizational Behavior.
She is a business and fashion icon, but more so, her soul is of a Philanthropist. She, through her family foundation supports schools, a hospital and a large sanitation program for the underprivileged and the economically backward sections of the society. She believes that Philanthropy and the power to influence, is the ultimate luxury.