Dr. Swati A. Piramal Piramal is Vice Chairperson of Piramal Life Sciences Limited. She is currently the President of ASSOCHAM, as its first lady President. She has completed her MBBS Medical Degree from University of Bombay, Industrial Medicine from DIM College of Physicians & Surgeons, Bombay and Master of Public Health from Harvard, USA.
was a Member of the Committee set up by Shri Yashwant Sinha to transform India into a Knowledge Power. She founded the Gopikrishna Piramal Memorial Hospital in 1983, a Charitable Hospital with services for the under-privileged, which helps treatment of Physically Handicapped children. Prime Minister had nominated Dr. Swati Piramal Member on the Board of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). Dr. Swati Piramal hasbeen conferred many awards including the award Chevalier de l' Ordre National du Merite (Knight of the Order of Merit) in 2006, from the French President Mr. Jacques Chirac, Lakshmipat Singhania-IIM, Lucknow National Leadership Award, in the category of Young Leader in the field of Science and Technology for the year 2006 from the Prime Minister of India, the Rajiv Gandhi Award for Outstanding Woman Achiever by Rajiv Gandhi Foundation in 2007 and recently, the Asian Women of Achievement Awards in the UK in 2010.