Darshita Gillies
Founder & CEO, Maanch

Listed among the 100 Most Influential in UK-India Relations, Darshita is Founder and CEO of Maanch – a multi-award winning global impact platform for philanthropy, impact investors and corporates. She founded Maanch with the primary purpose of leveraging technology to enhance the net impact of capital. Launched in 2018, Maanch works with over 600 partners across 15+ countries towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  

Professionally a Chartered Accountant, Investment Banker, Executive Coach and FinTech-Blockchain Specialist, Darshita serves on the Boards of several For-Profit and Non-Profit organisations, and is an inspirational speaker. She is known for her inclusive leadership and innovative approach to solving systemic challenges. 

Personally, Darshita credits her accomplishments to the resilience built into her character through her humble upbringing in India. Now as a Global Citizen, Entrepreneur, Impact Investor, and Philanthropist based in London, Darshita spearheads endeavours that converge finance and technology to deliver planetary wellbeing and prosperity.