Lakshmi Pattabi Raman currently serves as Executive Director, Saamuhika Shakti at Center for Social Innovation, The/Nudge Foundation. After a long stint in the corporate sector, Lakshmi moved to the social impact space and joined The/Nudge in 2018.
Lakshmi leads the backbone team for Saamuhika Shakti – a Collective Impact project in solidarity with the waste picker community in Bengaluru, India. She is responsible for facilitating the collective success of the implementing partners in the initiative and growing the network of collaborators for Saamuhika Shakti.
Before joining the social impact sector, Lakshmi has over 15 years of experience in the Corporate sector in various roles including private equity, strategy and finance across organisations like Ascent Capital, Aditya Birla Group and Deloitte where she worked on solving diverse business problems and scaling up solutions.
Lakshmi is a Chartered Accountant and MBA from Indian School of Business.