Madhu is the Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, working closely with our member companies, partners and key stakeholders to guide the industry’s collaborative efforts on sustainability and community engagement. She joined International Tourism Partnership – our former organisation, as Director in June 2018.
Madhu began her career in the hospitality and tourism industry in 1998, working in operations, sales and marketing with leading companies, including Marriott International, Hilton, Starwood and Emirates Airlines across the Middle East, Eastern Europe and the UK. Since 2009, Madhu has worked in the not-for-profit sector on a range of development issues, including poverty and inequality, education and livelihoods, gender equality, water and sanitation, sustainable cities and human rights.
Prior to joining International Tourism Partnership, Madhu was Director for Partnerships & Development for WSUP (Water & Sanitation For Urban Poor), before which she was Director of Development & Partnerships at British Asian Trust, a charity founded by HRH The Prince of Wales. She has held a number of non-executive roles including Chairperson for Clean Team Ghana, and Mentor for Cartier’s Women’s Initiative Awards. She holds an MBA from INSEAD.