Vidya Shah is the CEO of EdelGive Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Edelweiss Group, a leading financial services conglomerate with an asset base of $4.8 billion. She is also a board member of Edelweiss. She joined Edelweiss in 2000 as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company and oversaw various important functions such as Finance, Human Resources and Administration.
Vidya set up EdelGive Foundation, to build a bridge between the users and providers of philanthropic capital by exporting the skills and strategies of the for-profit world to the social sector. Under her leadership, the Foundation has come to be recognised and respected for effecting social change and transformation across India.