Our People

Staff Profile

Urmi Sengupta

Program Officer, Impact Investments

Urmi is responsible for managing grant-making on field-building and collaborative activities to inform and build the impact investing marketplace. She also coordinates the team’s evaluation activities and represents the team on all impact investing efforts undertaken in conjunction with the Foundation’s international programs.

With close to two decades of experience in international economic development, banking and impact investing, Urmi has worked with stakeholders along the financial services delivery chain, focusing specially on the small and micro segments. She started her career in corporate banking at Bank of America in India after a business degree from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, later earning a master’s degree (summa cum laude) at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. For eight years, she worked with CapitalPlus Exchange, leading and managing relationships with small business finance and microfinance institutions and developing a range of capacity building initiatives. Her work included conceptualizing, launching and running the first global community network for emerging market small business banks, an initiative that is now part of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) SME Finance Forum managed by the International Finance Corporation.

Urmi Sengupta works on the following MacArthur programs and projects:

Impact Investments

Related Information

See All
Thumbnail for Surveys Highlight the Importance of Catalytic Capital

Surveys Highlight the Importance of Catalytic Capital

Portfolio Manager Charles Coustan and Program Officer Urmi Sengupta discuss statistics that reinforce the need for catalytic capital. Read More
Thumbnail for Scaling Up to Global Impact

Scaling Up to Global Impact

Last month in Chicago, leaders in impact investing from over 40 countries gathered to share their experiences and wrestle with how best to unleash market forces that can improve quality of life for millions of people ... Read More
Thumbnail for Video: Mapping Philanthropy and Impact Investing Opportunities in India

Video: Mapping Philanthropy and Impact Investing Opportunities in India

MacArthur’s India Office Director Moutushi Sengupta and Program Officer Urmi Sengupta presented the results of a report assessing the philanthropic and impact investing landscape in India at Dasra Philanthropy Week. Read More
Stay Informed
Sign up for periodic news updates and event invitations.
Check out our social media content in one place, or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn.