Rukmani serves the foundation as lead counsel in the India office. In her role, Rukmani assists the foundation in structuring and delivery of impact in India through different tools (such as grants, contracts, and program-related investments in the form of equity investments, loans, guarantees, and impact bonds). She also supports legal compliance management of all programs of the foundation in India through its lifespan, including the foundation’s 40+ investments in India.
Before joining the foundation, Rukmani was a senior associate at AZB & Partners, and prior to that she was at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, focused primarily on private equity and acquisition cross-border transactions, listed and unlisted debt investments, private client practice, investments by foreign non-profit foundations and regulatory advisory work across various sectors such as e-commerce, real estate, infrastructure, education and ed-tech, single and multi-brand retail trading. Rukmani is an alumnus of National Law University, Jodhpur where she completed her B.B.A LL.B, with a specialization in business law honors.