Appointed to the Board on February 7, 2014.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Science from the Women's Christian College, Chennai and has completed post-graduate and executive courses in Hospital Administration from Rutgers University and Harvard University in the U.S. and National University of Singapore in Singapore.
She is currently the Joint Managing Director of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited and also the Chairperson of Apollo Knowledge, the education vertical of the Apollo group. She is also a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Digital Health and the head of the Andhra Pradesh State for the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce.
She has also been elected as a member of the Steering Committee on Health for the Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012–2017) by the Planning Commission, Government of India.