• Girish Rao Chairman and MD

  • Nandita Swamy Director, Group Finance and Corporate Affairs

Girish Rao is currently Chairman & Managing Director of Vidal Healthcare Services Private Limited (Vidal Health). He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (1984) and a Masters in Marketing Studies from Mumbai University (1986). During his illustrious business career, Girish has spearheaded many domestic and international assignments and initiatives across several industry sectors.

He co-founded Vidal Health TPA Private Limited (formerly ‘TTK Healthcare TPA Pvt. Ltd.’), in 2002 perceiving the potential of India’s emerging healthcare sector in India. As a founder CEO of Vidal Health TPA Private Limited, he has been instrumental in building it into India’s leading Third-Party Administrator (TPA), servicing leading public and private sector insurance companies.

He is an active member of various business groups and health and insurance related regulatory bodies, helping in designing and implementing policy for health and insurance sector.

His current key Positions of Responsibility are as follows:

  • Member of Insurance Advisory Committee, IRDAI
  • Member of Health Insurance Forum, IRDAI
  • Executive Committee member of General Insurance Council (GIC)
  • Chairperson of FICCI’s Health Insurance Committee
  • Director, Horwood Homewares Limited, UK

His earlier positions of responsibility include:

  • Former Member, Panel for National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health (NCMH)
  • Former MD & CEO, Nova Medical Centres Pvt. Ltd., India’s first stand alone Day Care Surgical Centre
  • Former Managing Director, Strategic Development – Health, Asia, Swiss Re
  • Former Member of the Health Advisory Board of British Telecom, 2008

Nandita Swamy is a Chartered Accountant with more than 30 years of work experience in India and overseas. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Mumbai University. She has worked across a range of companies, from start-ups to MNCs and consulting organisations. She brings strong finance, fund raising, risk management, legal and taxation expertise to Vidal Health. Her previous engagements include stints with PwC in Hong Kong, TTK Healthcare TPA, Swiss Re and Nova Medical. Nandita is an eclectic reader, and ranks her Kindle as her most valued possession.