Ms. Anandi Iyer
Director, Fraunhofer Office India
Anandi Iyer is the Head of the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, India Office since the last 9 years. She has more than 20 years of professional experience, playing a leading role in organizations such as the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the German Agency of International Cooperation (GiZ) and the Federal Government for Education and Research (BMBF). Under her leadership, Fraunhofer has generated more than Euros 15 Million in contract research from India in the last 6 years.
Ms. Iyer is a member of several Hi Level Expert committees with CII, FICCI and German Government. She was the Founder-Chairperson of the European Business Group (EBG), Bangalore Chapter for over 9 years and a National Council member of the Country Council of the EBG. Ms. Iyer is an MBA from Strathclyde Graduate Business School, UK specializing in Strategy and Business Communication, and has Masters in German Language. Ms. Iyer has won awards on leadership and excellence, including the Outstanding Woman Achiever Award 2013 by ISBR School of Management and Public Relations Council of India.