Directorships Ms. Renu S Karnad was appointed to the WNS Board in September 2012. Currently, she serves as the Managing Director of the Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) Ltd., an organization she has been with since 1978. She is also a director on several other Boards, including Gruh Finance Limited, HDFC Asset Management Company Limited, HDFC Ergo General Insurance Company Limited, HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited, Indraprastha Medical Corporation Limited, Feedback Infra Private Limited, HIREF International LLC, ABB India Limited, H T Parekh Foundation, HIREF International Fund II Pte. Limited, HIF International Fund Pte Limited, HDFC Plc (Maldives), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Bangalore International Airport Limited and Quickr Mauritius Holding Private Limited. She has also been appointed as the alternate director of First Housing Finance (T) Limited. In her current role, She is responsible for strategy, budget, product development and distribution for Indian lending operations. She is keenly involved in policy planning in the Indian housing industry. Over the years, She has had to her credit, numerous awards and accolades, such as ‘Outstanding Woman Business Leader' at the CNBC-TV18 Indian Business Leader Awards (IBLA) 2012. She was also a part of Business Today Magazine's Power List 2011 of 25 MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN PROFESSIONALS IN INDIA and was honored by IMC Ladies' wing for outstanding contribution by a woman in the field of Banking and Financial Services in the year 2011. Ms. Karnad is a Law graduate from the University of Mumbai, and holds a Masters in Economics from the University of Delhi. She is a Parvin Fellow from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs.