He began his formal career with ICICI Bank where he worked for a period of 7 years in various roles including coordinating the work of the micro finance practice at ICICI Bank. His responsibilities at ICICI Bank included identification and development of new channels and products for reaching out micro financial and rural financial services. He has worked extensively towards the creation of facilitative infrastructure for the delivery of micro financial services. In addition he has worked with microfinance related equity funds to help them raise capital. Puneet has significant experience of working closely with NGO, academics, State Governments and donor agencies.
Puneet is currently the CFO of IFMR Holdings, is a Trustee at IFMR Trust, and has been a part of the IFMR Trust Executive Group since 2008. He represents the Trust as a promoter director on the board of several group companies and also serves on the board of IIT Madras’ Rural Technology Business Incubator.
He is a commerce graduate with a Master’s degree in Rural Management from Institute of Rural Management Anand.