Padmaja is the Chief People Officer of PwC India. She has over 25 years of consulting experience across business and human capital advisory across diverse industries. Before joining PwC in 2011, Padmaja has worked in leadership roles in organisations such as Mercer Consulting and A.F. Ferguson. She has also been a member of CII's National HR Committee, as well as its Committee on Skill Development.
Padmaja has been a speaker at regional forums such the Asia Pacific Total Rewards Conference of the World at Work in Singapore, as well as the Asian Development Bank's Women Leader's forum in Manila. She is a founding partner of Social Venture Partners Bangalore, a philanthropic organization committed to making a difference at the local level.
Padmaja has completed her graduation from the University of Madras, and her post-graduation from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta.