Aliya Kanji Nedungadi ’97 serves on the Advisory Board for PIIRS and CGI at Princeton, the Jackson Institute at Yale, and the Harvard Business School Alumni Board. She graduated from Princeton University in 1997 with a Cum Laude degree in Economics and obtained Certificates in Political Economy, Latin American Studies and Spanish. She graduated from Harvard Business School in 2002 with a Masters in Business Administration. She worked as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company before joining the management team of Saks Fifth Avenue to launch their electronic commerce business. Aliya pursued her interest in luxury retail as the Head of Marketing for DeBeers Diamond Jewellers in London. In 2009, Aliya left DeBeers to start a residential real estate development business. Aliya currently lives in London with her husband Ajit, who runs the private equity firm TA Associates and their four children.