Mridula Ramesh

Mridula Ramesh

Founder, Sundaram Climate Institute

Mridula Ramesh is the author of the critically acclaimed The Climate Solution and the newly  released Watershed, and is the founder of the Sundaram Climate Institute, which focuses on waste  and water solutions. She is an active cleantech angel investor, with a portfolio of over eighteen start ups, and sits on several angel management groups apart from frequently being a jury member in  national and international climate start-up competitions. A graduate with distinction from Cornell  University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Mridula worked at McKinsey in  Silicon Valley and is the executive director of Sundaram Textiles – the company was amongst the  first textile companies globally to win the coveted TPM Excellence Award. She is part of the board of  trustees of World Wildlife Fund, India, and chairperson of the board of governors at National  Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh. She lives and experiments in Madurai in a (nearly) net zero-waste home with her husband and two children.