Roopa Purushothaman is the chief economist and head of policy advocacy at Tata Sons. In her role, Ms Purushothaman drives macro-economic research as well as all policy and advocacy initiatives of the Tata group.
Prior to Tata sons, Ms Purushothaman was associated with Everstone Capital, where she was leading the research function. Before that, she was with Goldman Sachs International as vice president and global economist. In her longstanding career, Ms Purushothaman has published research papers covering a wide range of topics, including the path-breaking research on BRIC countries.
Ms Purushothaman is a graduate from Yale University, and has a post-graduate degree from the London School of Economics. She is also the founder of Avasara Leadership Institute, a non-profit educational institution focusing on accelerating academic and leadership outcomes for high potential adolescent girls in India.