Company Secretary – L&T Finance Holdings Limited and the Group Head – Secretarial & CSR and Sustainability, L&T Finance.
Ms. Apurva Rathod is the Company Secretary – L&T Finance Holdings Limited and the Group Head – Secretarial & CSR and Sustainability, L&T Finance.
With an experience of around 20 years, she has worked across Legal, Compliance, Risk Management and Corporate Secretarial functions. She moved to LTF from Fidelity in 2012 and has been at the helm of Corporate Secretarial function since 2016. In addition, she has also been leading the Group CSR & Sustainability initiatives of LTF since March 2020.
She has been spearheading the strategic initiative of corporate restructuring of various lending entities within LTF and has also played a pivotal role in strengthening the corporate governance framework through robust processes and controls.
As the Head of CSR initiatives, she has been instrumental in scaling up “Digital Sakhi” – the flagship program of LTF aimed at Digital Financial Inclusion of rural women and creating sustainable livelihoods. The program has won prestigious awards in the categories of women empowerment and digital literacy, across multiple forums.
She is also leading the strategy and implementation of LTF sustainability initiatives and has been a key part of its journey in addressing various environmental, social and governance risks across business platforms.
In her previous stints, she has been associated with the mutual fund arm of Fidelity International in India and Kotak Mahindra AMC Limited and has played a key role in corporate M&A.
Ms. Apurva is a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and holds a Bachelor’s degree in law and a Bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Mumbai.