Nivedita Krishna

Nivedita founded Pacta in 2015 after long stints with petroleum PSU- Indian Oil Corporation and Azim Premji’s family philanthropies as in-house legal counsel.

Nivedita is a lawyer & company secretary (LL.B & ACS) with more than 13 years of post-qualification experience. Her expertise is on the operations side of the law applicable to non-profits. This has lead to Pacta’s collaboration with initiatives across varied impact areas.
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