Anita Panchmatia

Anita Panchmatia is the mother of an extremely premature infant. She is a passionate advocate of the EI SMART approach. As part of the EI SMART Management Team, she focuses on marketing and content creation.

Anita is a Managing Director with 20 years experience in global investment banks. She has worked in London, New York, and Boston where she also tutored Finance at Harvard University. Anita is a passionate advocate for diversity. She has been recognised in Nasdaq’s global campaign for Women in Technology twice. She has won two industry awards for her diversity work in financial services.

Anita’s non-executive (NED) experience spans defence, healthcare, and ESG-focused organisations, in private, public and charity sectors. She is a Senior Independent NED at the National Shipbuilding Office (Ministry of Defence). She is a NED at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and Chair of the People Committee. Anita is a Board Advisor and Investment Committee member at the Growth Impact Fund, which backs diverse-led social enterprises.

Anita received a 1st class honours in Computer Science & Business Studies (BSc) from the University of Warwick. Anita is married with children and lives in London.