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Amit Bhatia (www.amitb.in), an award-winning social entrepreneur, is Founder of Aspire Impact, an impact leadership and ecosystem developer; Founder of Aspire Circle, India’s pre-eminent fellowship for social leadership; and Advisor to Aavishkaar Group, pioneering Asset Manager with >$1bn AUM. Formerly, as inaugural CEO of The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) from 2017-2020, Amit helped build the 32-country multilateral, catalysing impact investment and entrepreneurship. Prior to GSG, Amit was Founding CEO of India’s Impact Investors Council (2014-2017) where he built “Brand India” and grew inbound annual impact investments from USD400mn to USD1.1bn. Amit was also Founding CEO of WNS Knowledge Services (2003-2007) and Country Manager of FreeMarkets (1999-2003). Most prominently, he was Founder & Head of McKinsey Knowledge Centre (1996-1999). An alumnus of Shri Ram College of Commerce (1989) and Delhi School of Economics (1991), Amit quit a successful corporate career in 2007 to serve the social sector.