Brinda Ganguly joined Living Cities in 2017 and served as the Managing Director of the Catalyst Family of Funds.
She oversaw the management of two domestically-focused investment funds. This includes setting investment strategy; origination, structuring, and execution of new transactions; portfolio and fund management; and investor relations. As a seasoned transactor and thought leader in the impact investing space, Brinda is passionate about using finance as a tool to improve the lives of low-income and vulnerable people.
Prior to joining Living Cities, Brinda was with The Rockefeller Foundation for 9 years. There, she managed the Foundation’s Program Related Investments (PRI) portfolio, which included different types of investments – equity, loans, and guarantees – across different sectors and geographies.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Ganguly was a Vice President in Citigroup’s Corporate Bank, where she addressed corporate finance issues for healthcare clients; worked at the Soros Foundation, originating and executing PRIs on behalf of the Soros Economic Development Fund; and at Charles River Associates as an economic consultant.
Brinda serves on the board of Neighbors Together, an anti-poverty and anti-hunger organization, based in Brooklyn, New York. She received a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Spanish from Bryn Mawr College and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Brinda lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.