REFORMING PEDIATRIC LIVER CARE
Meet our team of visionary philanthropists pioneering the reform of pediatric liver transplant in India
Making Pediatric Liver Care in India More Inclusive
At TPAF, we are bound by a singular vision and commitment to ensuring quality liver care for every child. A brainchild of philanthropists Mr. Pravin Agarwal and Mrs. Jyoti Agarwal, we have pioneered efforts to reform pediatric liver care in India since our inception in the year 2016 through financial aid and support for families of more than 100 children affected by terminal liver diseases and ecosystem reform.
FOUNDERS & TRUSTEES
Mr. Pravin Agarwal anchors Sterlite Power Transmission Limited as Chairman and Sterlite Technologies Limited as Vice-Chairman with rich industry experience of more than 30 years. He has been closely involved with Sterlite Group’s operations in India since its inception in 1979. Sterlite Power and Sterlite Technologies are pioneers in power and data transmission products and solutions with a global presence in over 90 countries.
Mr. Pravin Agarwal has been instrumental in the growth of the company’s telecom and power businesses. Backed by his exhaustive experience of over three decades, Mr. Pravin Agarwal has been the driving force behind Sterlite’s expansion into multiple markets and the company’s continued growth momentum. He is an astute businessman, with proven expertise in leadership and talent management.
In the businesses that he runs and in the initiatives that he supports, his ideology has been to give back to society in such a way that lives are transformed Mr. Pravin Agarwal set out on a larger mission of enabling pediatric liver transplantation through The Pravin Agarwal Foundation (TPAF) in the year 2016. Since, then the foundation has supported 100 approved transplants. Under his vision and leadership, TPAF is committed to make pediatric liver transplants accessible and affordable.
Hailing from a prominent industrialist family in Pune, Mrs. Jyoti Agarwal is a successful entrepreneur in her own right. For over 20 years, she has been involved in the delivery of sustainable solutions that make a genuine difference to individuals and society. An experienced, strategic philanthropist, Mrs. Jyoti Agarwal has played a pivotal role in building the Sterlite Tech Foundation and the Agarwal Family Trust by combining her passion for empowerment and persistent focus on driving impact.
As Trustee of Sterlite Tech Foundation (STF), she has transformed communities through her CSR initiatives. Mrs. Jyoti Agarwal is spearheading the operations of the Vedanta Medical Research Foundation’s flagship initiative – state of the art Oncology Centre, Balco Medical Centre in Atal Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Her vision and leadership have been crucial in driving the center’s ambition to create a world-class facility that provides superior-quality treatment at a price affordable for all. The center has touched over 2000 lives through OPDs and performed over 200 surgeries in less than 9 months of full operation. It has also been recognized as the Best Emerging Hospital by the state.
Her clear ideology, in the businesses that she runs and in the communities that she supports has always been to give back to society in such a way that needs are responded to and an individual’s quality of life improves.
Group Chief Executive Officer, Sterlite Power
Pratik Agarwal is the Group Chief Executive Officer of Sterlite Power. He has held this position since June 2016; previously he was the vice-chairman of SterliteGrid, and also director of the Infrastructure business for the Vedanta Group. He is a Wharton graduate and an MBA from London Business School with over 10 years of experience in building core infrastructure assets in India. He founded the Group’s infrastructure business in 2009 and built it up to levels where it now has significant investments in ports, power transmission, and broadband networks. He is also the chairman of the Electric Power Transmission Association and Transmission Task Force of FICCI.
CEO, Connectivity Solutions – Products Sterlite Technologies LTD.
Ankit Agarwal heads the Telecom Products Division at Sterlite Technologies. This includes the Optical Fibre, Optical Fibre Cable, Fibre connectivity, and Copper cable products. He is also managing Sterlite Ventures – Sterlite Tech’s strategic investments in high bandwidth applications in Healthcare, Education, and IoT.
He has been instrumental in expanding the global footprint of the Telecom business by successfully executing and managing Joint Ventures in China and Brazil. In addition to Joint Ventures, he is also responsible for executing strategic opportunities such as Mergers & Acquisitions and Greenfield projects globally for Sterlite Tech.
Prior to Sterlite Tech, Ankit led the Corporate Strategy of Vedanta Resources and played a key role in Vedanta’s strategic transactions including its $8.6 billion acquisition of Cairn India, and $2.6 billion bid for ASARCO. As an Analyst at the Investment Banking division of Deutsche Bank (London) prior to his stint at Vedanta, he played a significant role in cross-border transactions such as Tata Steel’s acquisition of Corus for US$12 billion & Eurasian Natural Resources $2.7 billion IPO.