Ravi Sreedharan

Ravi Sreedharan

Ravi Sreedharan (Ravi) is the Founder and Director of Indian school of Development Management. He worked in the corporate sector across the globe for 24 years before switching to the Social Sector in 2011. He is an Engineer from IIT-BHU (1985) and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad (1988). Most of his professional engagement has been with the MNC Bank – HSBC covering various geographies including the Middle East, North Africa and Asia Pacific. At HSBC, Ravi held numerous senior positions including Regional Marketing Manager – Middle East and Africa; Consumer Banking Product Head for Asia Pacific, Retail Banking Director, Indonesia and CEO & President Director of Bank Ekonomi (member of HSBC Group), Indonesia. In 2011, at the age of 49, he quit a successful corporate career, to return to India and pursue a career in Social Work. He was part of the leadership team at Azim Premji Foundation 2011 to 2015. With an Endowment of over Rs 50,000 crores, Azim Premji Foundation works in 50 districts across the country to improve the quality of government schools and learning levels of children in the least privileged sections of the society.