Mrs Suma N

"Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it." —Katherine Whitehorn.

The above quotation rightly describes Mrs Suma N, an experienced Chartered Accountant who has been in the field of financing, accounting, and auditing for the last 15 years. She holds an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from WCC Chennai. Afterwards, she pursued Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. The ardent and hardworking woman started her career with Tata Consultancy Service. After her first employment with TCS, Suma N worked as a full-fledged consultant for varied industries viz, manufacturing, banking, service sectors such as tourism, hospitality etc.

While working for the above sectors, she also took care of the statutory and internal audits of numerous public sector undertakings such as the Bharat Electronic Ltd, one of the Navratna PSUs, Govt of India. Suma N was engaged with other government projects like the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation, HMT, public sector banks like Indian Bank, Canara Bank, where she received high recognition for her work. She also served some private organizations such as Sahara Airlines, United Telecom Ltd etc.

Being the advisor for startups in the educational domain, Suma N guided them through a series of funding depending on the industry and level of interest amongst potential investors. In 2012, she joined the SRM Group, Chennai and looked after the varied portfolios, including Construction, Educational Institutions and Management Services verticals, before accepting the position in the President's Office and managing the F&A division of the group.

At Present, Suma N serves as the Chief Finance and Accounts Officer (CFAO) at SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh. The university is highly pleased to have her as the financial and accounts official.