Shankar Venkateswaran

Professor, Strategy for SPOs

Shankar’s career spans business consulting, social development and corporate sustainability in equal measure. He is a part of the founding team of ECube Investment Advisors that is engaged in providing financial and intellectual resources in the climate change and sustainability spaces. He also advises companies and NGOs on matters relating to corporate sustainability and sustainable development. He was formerly the chief of Tata Sustainability Group (TSG) which was tasked with providing guidance, thought leadership and support on sustainability and corporate responsibility matters. He is a visiting faculty in various business schools and has been actively engaged in public policy formulation in the Responsible Business space with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.


  • Part of the founding team of ECube Investment Advisors
  • Corporate sustainability with Tata Sons, PwC, and SustainAbility
  • Non-profits such as ActionAid, Partners in Change, and American India Foundation
  • Business consulting with A F Ferguson & Co (now Deloitte)


Engineer and an MBA

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