Board Of Trustees

The Foundation has recently inducted two new Trustees, whose profiles appear below and who are reputed and exemplary citizens of this country.  They replace the Founding Trustees of the Board who have completed their two full terms and have stayed on in an advisory capacity. As with the earlier trustees, the new Board, too, is highly involved with the functioning of the Foundation and constantly provides guidance and advice to the management.
Homi R Khusrokhan

Homi Khusrokhan is a B. Com. from Bombay University, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and M.Sc. (Econ.) from the London School of Economics & Political Science. He worked for 29 years with Glaxo & Burroughs Wellcome in India and retired as Managing Director of both companies in 2000. He then joined the Tata Group as Managing Director of Tata Tea Ltd. and later became Managing Director of Tata Chemicals. He has worked with various Industry Organisations and Chambers of Commerce. He was President of the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India and Vice-President of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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Mr. Akbar Khan

Akbar Khan is a seasoned financial services professional with more than 25 years’ experience spanning investment banking, corporate finance, SME lending and financial technology. He has held several leadership positions across Europe, Middle East, Africa and India including serving as Managing Director and Head of Business Development (M&A) for General Electric in South Asia, Middle East, North Africa and Turkey and working in varied leadership positions for the Bank of America Merrill Lynch and so on.

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Pheroza, Rishaad and Leila Bilimoria

Pheroza Rishaad Leila

They are the three family members of The Jimmy S Bilimoria Trust. All three are career people who have made it their mission to provide palliative care in Mumbai.

Pheroza has 33 years’ experience in the magazine publishing business, in cable TV distribution and in the B2C trade show space. She is the first woman President of the Advertising Club Mumbai, the Advertising Standards Council of India and the India Chapter of the International Advertising Association. For over 12 years, and until 2013, she was on the World Board and the Executive Committee of the International Advertising Association (IAA) based in New York, where she was the Honorary Secretary of the organisation for 6 years. Rishaad is currently a Partner at the Tata Opportunities Fund, a USD 600 million Private Equity Fund at Tata Capital. Leila is an independent communications and PR consultant with more than 15 years of work experience.

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