Senior Director, Corporate Programs
Veena Ramani is a Senior Director in Ceres’ Corporate Programs. Since July 2006, she has managed the relationships with a portfolio of Ceres network companies, and currently leads the program’s work with the financial services sector. As a part of this, Veena works with senior company management and boards on opportunities to integrate sustainability into their business structures and decision making, including policy and program development, disclosures and stakeholder engagement processes.
Veena also leads Ceres’ work on governance for sustainability, and authored the report, “View from the top: How corporate boards can engage on sustainability performance."
Prior to Ceres, Veena worked as a Management Consultant with CDM, an environmental consulting firm and focused on providing a variety of sustainability services to clients in the public and private sectors. Prior to that, she spent three years with Integrative Strategies Forum, a Washington DC based NGO, working on developing national and international policy solutions on sustainable development, building consensus and coalitions among civil society groups on these issues and lobbying government representatives. Veena has also practiced law in India.
Veena has an LL.M (Masters in Law) degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a B.A. LL. B (Hons) degree from National Law School from India University, Bangalore.