Shubha is a Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant with over 25 years of professional experience, including leadership experience in services and manufacturing sectors, managing India and US GAAP accounting, finance, legal compliance, MIS Management and budgeting, and stakeholder management.

She graduated with a gold medal in B.Com from Stella Maris College, Chennai, and holds an MBA in Finance, as well as an MS (Finance) degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA. She took charge as NLSIU’s Chief Finance and Administrative Officer (CFAO) in September 2021.

Before NLSIU, she served as Senior Vice President (Finance) at Swasth Digital Health Foundation, where she led treasury, fund raising, business finance and compliance functions. Her previous stints include providing leadership for finance and accounting operations at Azim Premji University, heading Finance & Accounts Center of Excellence (FCoE) at Infosys BPM, providing business finance support at Wipro Ltd, and Larsen & Toubro Ltd, among others.  She has also been a visiting faculty for finance and accounting courses at ICFAI, Christ University, and Amity Global Business School.

At NLSIU, Shubha plans to leverage her financial expertise and organisational skills to build strong technology-enabled financial systems with focus on efficiency, transparency and compliance.