Ms. Avari has studied, lived and worked across the subcontinents of India, Europe, United States and ASEAN managing relationships with over 12 nationalities. Her strong business leadership background has been built through experience in setting up greenfield projects, turning around weak operations and exiting certain markets. Ms. Avari started her professional career as part of the Tata Administrative Services (TAS 2001) cadre; completing assignments with Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Tata Tea, Tanishq and TMTC. She held several senior management positions with Tata Motors with her last assignment being as the Head of Marketing Communication & Services. She also served as a Director on Board for Concorde Motors Limited. Ms. Avari completed her Fulbright Fellowship for Leadership from Carnegie Mellon University in 2010. She is passionate about keeping people at the heart of business and developing a longer term strategy for profitable growth. She keenly believes that ‘what comes from the people must go back to the people many times over’ which has led her to start a new journey as a mentor and consultant to enterprises. Ms. Avari Specialties: Leadership, Strategic profitable growth, Scaling Business, Market-entry Strategy, Brand Management, Crosscultural Management.