Jayanti Shukla joined United Way of Mumbai in 2008. Prior to this assignment, she was with the New India Assurance Co. Ltd, a multinational insurance company, as their Regional Manager at the company’s Delhi Regional Office and then with IL&FS Investsmart Insurance Brokers Ltd as Vice President for corporate and insurer relations.
Jayanti is an Independent Director on the boards of Standard Chartered Securities (India) Ltd, Standard Chartered Finance Ltd and Standard Chartered Investment and Loans (India) Ltd. She is on the CII task force for India@75 and has been the co-chairperson of the CSR Committee of the Indian Merchants Chamber. She is an alumnus of the Hunt Partners Independent Directors Club. She is also the founder trustee of the Celebrate Bandra Trust which organizes the hugely popular Celebrate Bandra Festival, an annual feature which showcases the culture and heritage of the suburb. Jayanti is an M.Phil from the University of Delhi.