Mrs Lalita D. Gupte holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics (Hons) and a Master’s degree in Management Studies. She is currently the Chairperson of India Infra debt Ltd and ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co Ltd. She retired at the end of October 2006 as Joint Managing Director and Member of the Board of ICICI Bank Limited. Mrs. Gupte was responsible for setting up the International business of ICICI Bank since 2001.
Beginning her career with ICICI Bank Limited in 1971 in the project appraisal division, Mrs. Gupte has held various leadership positions in areas of Corporate and Retail Banking, Strategy, Resources, and International Banking and other areas.
Mrs Gupte ensured that the ICICI group was an equal opportunities player where meritocracy counted. She was also involved with a lot of CSR activities when in the group and subsequently with Swadhaar.
Mrs Gupte serves as an Independent Director on the board of several companies and is also a Member of the Advisory Board of RAND Centre for Asia Pacific Policy.