Anita is a MBA from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, Mumbai and has won several academic honours.
She is a HR expert having has over 40 years’ experience as a management consultant and is one of the first generation of women entrepreneur. She began her career with AF Ferguson & Co (the KPMG network company in India then) in Mumbai in 1976 as the first woman consultant in the firm. In her nineteen years stint with AFF she worked in finance, industrial market research, strategy and human resources consulting and was finally a Director of the firm.
Anita founded Cerebrus Consultants in 1995 to focus on HR advisory services and had soon nationwide presence. Over the last 25 years Cerebrus worked with over 700 companies in South Asia on a wide variety of HR projects.
Anita has been an Independent Director on company Boards for the last 20 years and has in this capacity been associated with a wide range of industries.
She has been in the past Chairperson of TIE Women and on the Executive committee of TIE Mumbai and earlier on the Advertising Standards Council of India.