Sairekha Sureshkumar is an experienced lawyer with over 10 years of corporate legal experience. She is a keen advocate for diversity and inclusion and leads by personal example. She acts as an external member on POSH committees and brings to the table her brand of empathy, sensitivity and astute legal sense.

Her past expertise ranged from Mergers and Acquisition, Litigation to Advisory services. Sairekha has been associated to prestigious legal firms in the country. In her last role she headed and managed the sales and distribution operations for top pharmaceutical companies like Veritaz Healthcare Ltd and Curatio Healthcare (I) Pvt Ltd in Maharashtra.

As part of her non legal and community building activities, Sairekha Co-founded and set up Club 1 Diabetes with the KEM Hospital & Research Centre, Pune. This is a pan-India online and offline platform for people with Type 1 Diabetes and their families. It is aimed at increasing education, awareness, motivation for self care and advocacy. Club 1 was recently funded by the Hinduja Foundation.

Sairekha is Cohere’s Lead – Business & Advocacy and is based out of Mumbai.