Sumitra is a fourth-generation family member of Tolaram Group and currently serves as the executive director of Ishk Tolaram Foundation. Encouraged by trends in the social impact sector, she is looking to develop creative, sustainable solutions to entrenched problems within Indonesia and Nigeria leveraging the potential of both the family business and foundation. Sumitra is also actively involved with the Business Families Foundation, where she is a board member, the Family Business Network, and Nexus, where she is the Co-country Director for Singapore.
Sumitra graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery from the National University of Singapore and has served in both clinical and policy roles in the public healthcare sector, with an interest in family and community medicine. She is currently pursuing a Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership at the University of Cambridge.