Darshita Gillies

— Flower


Unsustainable progress continues while billions still lack access to basic necessities.


We have the understanding, capability and resources to reset the trajectory, and leave a deeply empowering impact on the next generation.


My Ikigai (Japanese for “reason for being”) is to catalyse profound positive change in environmental, social, political, economic, financial and human consciousness through technological innovation and mobilization of investments.

— Stem


– Planetary Sustainability
– Financial Technologies (Fintech), Blockchain Applications Strategy
– Strategic Growth & Digital Marketing
– Data Science & Simplifying Complexity
– Thought Leadership & Public Speaking
– Finance, Portfolio Management & Impact Investing
– Building Purposeful Partnerships & Facilitating Multi-stakeholder Dialogues
– Life, Executive & Systems Coaching


– Founder & Ceo, Maanch – Global Platform For Impactful Investments (Technology)
– Director, Blu Dot Advisory – Global System Integration Advisory (Planetary Sustainability)
– Managing Partner, Ease On Edge – Experiential Coaching For Global Influencers (Leadership Development)
– Manager, Standard Chartered Bank – Operational Risk & Investment Banking (Finance)


– Fintech & Blockchain Strategy, Said Business School, Oxford University
– Business Sustainability Management, Cisl, Cambridge University
– Certified Leadership Coach And Facilitator
– Nationally-ranked Chartered Accountant, Icai
– Bachelors And Masters In Commerce, Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai University

— Roots

“The best way to become a billionaire is to help a billion people.”

From humble beginnings in Mumbai, India, in a non-English-speaking conservative family, I am a global citizen, an Entrepreneur, Impact Investor, Philanthropist and Blockchain & Sustainability Evangelist based in London, UK.