Personal Bio


Mridula Ramesh

Joint Managing Director

Southern Roadways Limited Founder,

Sundaram Climate Institute

Email : mridula@climaction.net

Personal Bio

Bachelors with distinction, Cornell University with majors in Chemistry and Microbiology and research experience in microbial genetics.

MBA from Kellogg School of Management with majors in Strategy, Finance, Marketing and Organizational behaviour.

Consulting experience with McKinsey & Co., a leading management consultancy firm, in their prestigious Silicon Valley Office, providing strategic advice in

the biotech and hi-tech spaces. Client profiles ranged from Start-ups to Fortune 500 companies and client assignments ranged from portfolio optimization

to growth strategy development.

Consulting experience with Bain & Co.

Joint Managing Director, Southern Roadways Ltd, a parcel service provider and part of the TVS group. Managed operations and learnt how to strip

and rebuild a truck.

Executive Director in Sundaram Textiles. Led companies to win the coveted TPM Excellence Award from the Japanese Institute of Plant Maintenance.

Founder. Sundaram Climate Institute working towards a Zero Net Water Farm and a Zero Waste Site Teacher. Taught a course “Introduction to Climate

Change” at the Great Lakes Institute of Management, a top ten business school in India.

Chairman, Thambithottam Higher Secondary School.

Writer. Wrote a popular column on climate change in The Hindu, one of India's leading newspapers. Elected committee member of Texprocil, the national

council for promotion of cotton textile exports and elected to the committee of administration of association of south Indian mills (SIMA), the single largest

employer’s organization in India and as a member of CITI, the apex textile body in India.

Angel Investor. Member, Indian Angel Network and the Chennai Angels and is actively involved in evaluating and investing in deals primarily in the Cleantech space.