Board of Directors
Co-Founder and Board Chair
President & Founder of Boston Common Asset Management, LLC, Geeta combines over 30 years of experience in finance, with passion for environmental and social justice. Under her leadership, Boston Common has built a strong investment record, and meaningfully improved the policies and practices of portfolio companies through impactful, proactive Shareowner Engagement. The firm is a “Best for the World” honoree within the global B Corp community.
For her diversity advocacy, Geeta is on Boston Business Journal’s 2021 Power 50 Movement Makers’ list. In 2020, she was YW Boston’s Academy of Women Achievers awardee. In 2016, Geeta was honored by Investment News, as an Innovator whose new ideas and tools have propelled the industry forward. Geeta received the Joan Bavaria Award at the CERES conference in 2015 for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets.
Geeta serves on the Board and Investment Committee of NRDC. She is also on the board of the Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility (ICCR). Geeta has previously served on the boards of the Sierra Club Foundation and UN PRI. She has an MBA, Harvard Business School and MA and BA (Hons) degrees from Delhi University, India. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Board Member, Treasurer
Anu Chitrapu works at Bank of America and serves as the Executive Sponsor for the Asian Leadership Network in Boston. She is a seasoned and dynamic business leader with a track record of motivating teams to step up their performance and a natural evangelist and influencer with the ability to get people excited about an organization and its mission.
Anu is passionate about women empowerment, eliminating gender based violence, education for girls and protecting the environment. She is a co-founder of Nyrvaana, a social enterprise with a mission of saving fabric from landfill while providing employment to disadvantaged women.
Anu is the current President of TiE-Boston; TiE is the world’s largest not-for-profit network dedicated to helping startups grow. Anu holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.