Padmini Sekhsaria is a principal at the Narotam Sekhsaria Family Office where she leads several investment and philanthropic activities. She oversees businesses in technology, education, FMCG, agriculture, construction materials, commodities and financial services, that directly employ over 3600 employees. Her development experience in youth education, health and vocational skilling spans over 20 years.
Padmini heads the Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation, a family philanthropy that is engaged in health, education and livelihood programmes, with interventions in rural and urban areas focused on community health, preventive and promotive healthcare, capacity building, policy advocacy and systemic change. In 2002 she started The Salaam Bombay Foundation, today one of the largest school-based preventive health programs in India. She serves on various boards of other non-profit organizations, including Ambuja Cement Foundation, Vassar College and the India Youth Fund in New York.
Padmini is an alumnus of the London School of Economics and has an MSc. in Financial Economics.