Mr. Piyush Tewari
Founder & CEO SaveLIFE Foundation
Piyush Tewari is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SaveLIFE Foundation (SLF), a nonprofit organisation committed to saving lives on roads in India since 2008. He is best known for getting India a Good Samaritan Law and for developing an award-winning model for reducing fatalities on Indian highways and expressways.
In 2021, he was recognised by the World Economic Forum and the India Today Group for mounting an extraordinary response to the COVID19-induced oxygen emergency in India.
Piyush holds an MPA from Harvard University and is a recipient of the Rolex Award for Enterprise (2010). In 2019, he was recognised by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader. In 2021, he was appointed by the Government of India as a Member of the National Road Safety Council. Prior to founding SLF, Piyush served as the Managing Director, India, of the Calibrated Group, a US-based private equity fund.
Co-chairman, Global Financial Integrity (GFI), And Director, Asia Initiatives
Krishen Mehta is a writer, teacher, and speaker on issues of global tax justice. Prior to making tax justice his main focus, he was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and served in their New York, London, and Tokyo offices. His responsibilities included PwC’s US Tax practices in Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Korea, China, and Indonesia, encompassing over 140 American companies conducting business in Asia. Krishen is a Senior Advisor to Tax Justice Network. He serves on the Advisory Board of Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Program, and is a member of the Asia Advisory Council of Human Rights Watch. He is also a Trustee of the Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, and of the Institute of Current World Affairs in Washington, DC. He is also an Adjunct Professor at American University, and a frequent guest speaker at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in Boston and at Tokyo University in Japan. He has also conducted Capstone workshops for graduate students at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University. From 2010-2012, Krishen was Co-Chairman of the Advisory Board of GFI, a research and advocacy group at the Center for International Policy in Washington, DC, engaged in the area of financial transparency.