Capt. Pooja Vasanth (Retd.) is an Indian Army veteran with two decades of experience in supply chain and resource management, human resources and client management, hospitality and event management and high-tech start-ups. She has substantial experience of building and managing cross-functional teams in diverse work environments, with hands-on experience of institution building and complex problem solving.
At IIHS, Pooja leads the administration and operations function and oversees the management of facilities, event management, procurement and security across five locations, across the country. She has helped build the IIHS Bengaluru City Campus into a vibrant research and teaching-learning environment and pilot sustainability initiative, in preparation for the development of a state-of-the-art residential campus at Kengeri.
She has worked in the Army Ordnance Corps and was a Global Human Resource and Client Relationship Manager for Voisin, a French regulatory consulting firm. An adventure enthusiast and trained in mountaineering from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Pooja was also selected for the first Indian Army Women Officers expedition to Mount Everest.