Medha Girotra


Medha Girotra
is a Managing Committee Member of PAFI and the Head of Communications, South Asia at Mastercard.

A communications and advocacy specialist with nearly two decades of experience across public policy, public diplomacy and integrated marketing communications, Medha has a deep understanding of the policy making system and related processes in the government and uses her knowledge effectively to navigate the complexities in the system. At Mastercard she works closely with the South Asia leadership to support them in achieving business and policy goals via internal and external communications.

Previously with Edelman and Genesis bcw, her clients during her consulting years included leading names in FMCG, IT/ ITES, energy and infrastructure, consumer electronics, financial services, banking & insurance, space and satellite communications, chemicals, automotive, healthcare and also the development sector. For them, she has managed regulatory affairs, policy advocacy, stakeholder outreach and legislative monitoring & research, facilitating government partnerships and issues & crisis management.

She studied Economics at Lady Sri Ram College, has a Masters in Business Administration from the International Management Institute, New Delhi and a certificate in Public Policy from the Takshashila Foundation.