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Roopa Purushothama
Chief Economist, Head of Policy Advocacy, Tata Sons Private Limited
Roopa Purushothama will serve as a director of New Mondee. Ms. Purushothaman has served as the Chief Economist and Head of Policy Advocacy at Tata Sons Private Limited since September 2017. Previously, she was MD and Head of Research at Everstone Capital, an investment group that manages assets in excess of $6 billion across private equity, real estate, green infrastructure, credit and venture capital. Until 2006, she was a Vice President and Economist at Goldman Sachs, where she co-authored the widely read report, “Dreaming with BRICs: The Path to 2050”. In 2018, Ms. Purushothaman also co-authored the book “Bridgital Nation: Solving Technology’s People Problem”, written with N. Chandrasekaran, the Chairman of the Tata Group. She has served on the Prime Minister of India’s Advisory Council on Urban Infrastructure and is the founder of Avasara Leadership Institute, a non-profit educational institution focusing on accelerating academic and leadership outcomes for adolescent girls in India. Avasara has worked with over 2,000 girls through after-school programs, scholarship programs and Avasara Academy, a residential secondary school. Ms. Purushothaman has a B.A. in International Studies and Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale University and a Masters of Science Economics from the London School of Economics. We believe Ms. Purushothaman is qualified to serve as a director of New Mondee due to her economic expertise and background in private equity and real estate.