Head – Sustainability Training, Asian Centre For Corporate Governance & Sustainability
Anita has valuable experience of over 25 years in Advising / Board Consulting, teaching Corporate Governance & CSR and Sustainability Training. She is Director, of Mahendra & Ardneham Consulting, which is a Board Advisory Consulting Company, specialising in Board Composition, selection of Independent Directors and conducting Board Retreats (Board orientation & Training). She is trained by IFC World Bank Group & Global Corporate Governance Forum, Washington DC, to train Board of Directors in “Board Leadership”.
She is also Executive Trustee of Mahendra & Young Knowledge Foundation, which is engaged in management education, research, publication and focused work in the areas of Governance and Sustainability in India. She is Head of Sustainability Training for Asian Centre for Corporate Governance & Sustainability, a Certified Training Partner of GRI in India. Anita also ran her own Management Consultancy organisation specialising in Executive Search, largely focusing on CEO and C’Level.
Anita’s passion for Corporate Governance & Sustainability led her to contribute (pro bono) to Asian Centre for Corporate Governance & Sustainability for last 19 years. She has played active role in organising and managing 18 International Conferences and over 80 Director Power Breakfast Meetings, under the aegis the Asian Centre. This experience gave Anita an opportunity to interact with around 1000 Chairmen, MD & CEOs, Independent Directors, women board members within India / Asia and learn from some of the brightest and the best minds in Global Corporate Governance space, like Mervyn King, Chris Pierce, Roberto De Ocampo and Phillip Armstrong to name a few!
Anita has a flair for teaching and is a visiting faculty at NMIMS and MET Institute of Management and Research teaching Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Ethics & Corporate Governance to MBA, MMS and MDP programs. She is an accomplished Yoga practitioner & trained Yoga Teacher and Preceptor for Sahaj Marg, an ancient meditation technique simplified for householders to achieve balance in one’s day to day life.