Biz Icon Manasi Kirloskar talks about the India-UK business relations at The House of Lords, UK Parliament 

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Manasi Kirloskar, Executive Director, Kirloskar Systems Ltd. had the privilege of giving a Special Address, at the House of Lords, UK Parliament on 27th October, 2017, as a Distinguished Guest and Speaker at the 17th annual London Global Convention of IOD (Institute of Directors, India) . She was talking on ‘Indo-UK Trade Relations’.

The Convention elicited an excellent response, and saw top professionals from policy makers, leading business houses as well as government authorities from across the globe gather on a single platform and address the august audience.

Manasi impressed the dignitaries with her powerful speech which she concluded impactfully, saying “To conclude, I would like to submit that whilst the  strong intent of both the Governments will definitely be a deciding factor for the future of economic relations between our nations, it will be the sincerity of intent and the strength of the people to people relations that will shape the determination of the Governments”.

This Convention also offered a unique platform to discuss and debate some of the more persistent issues and challenges that Boardrooms are facing today, in order to improve effective governance.

Young Manasi Kirloskar as a dynamic business leader has been invited to prestigious forums to deliver talks on subjects ranging from – her challenges as a sole young heiress, her vision on carrying forward her 150-year-old family business legacy, on her new social non-profit start-up “Caring with Colour”, on her learnings from her rigorous training at their Japanese Joint ventures and the Japanese way, etc.


Her start-up aims at changing the education paradigm at schools for the lesser privileged. The first pilot starts this month in Bangalore. 


That’s not all – Manasi has been winning prestigious business and leadership awards over the last two years for excellence and success in her business and entrepreneurial ventures.


Currently the Executive Director of Kirloskar Systems Ltd, Director, Toyota Tsusho Insurance Broker India Pvt Ltd, and Director, Kirloskar Technologies Ltd, she works at their Japanese joint venture after rigorous training there, has set up a real estate vertical and completed one large residential project as an entrepreneur.


In addition to her work commitments, young Manasi finds time to paint, which is her deepest passion. She is also a trained deep-sea diver, loves hiking, traveling, and hangs out with close friends and family.