Ms Rameshwari Ramachandra
Ramesh Ramachandra (MBA 1993) is recognised as one of Asia's most influential women.
As managing director of Singapore-based consulting firm Business Breakthrough Technology Pte Ltd she manages the operations and expansion of consulting initiatives and blue-chip clientele in Singapore, Malaysia, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines.
She also regularly consults and coaches senior executives and board members and provides customised coaching to family-owned businesses going through conflicts, succession and inheritance issues.
Prior to running Business Breakthrough Technology, Ms Ramachandra worked in the Asia Pacific, Australia and the US in the education, business consulting, information technology, shipping, garment and financial industries in the private and public sector.
She has also worked as a consultant for the United Nations on enterprise development projects involving women in Pyongyang, North Korea.
She is passionate the role of women in decision-making and is involved with organisations including the Development of Economy for Women, DEW Credit Co-operative Ltd, Singapore National Co-operative Federation, Netball Singapore and the Singapore Council of Women's Organizations.
Her publications include Big Jump into Entrepreneurship (2003) and handbooks about enterprise development in North Korea.