Seetha Chinnappa–Sarwal is joining Step on Board’s Asian Market team.

Seetha is a global nomad of Indian origin and a British citizen, and as well as working with Trustees Unlimited, is a Partner with X-PM part of a global organisation dealing with worldwide interim leadership and advisor to a number of start-ups and small businesses in India and Europe.

Her management career specialising in Product management, Marketing and Communications has spanned a couple of decades in Technology, Media & Telecoms for Financial Services with large corporations such as Reuters, BT and SunGard in London, Singapore, Bombay and Geneva.

She set up and shut down a small media company funded by Softbank in London at the height of the first dotcom boom in the late 1990s and has been a director of a UK based technology start-up in recent years.  Seetha was a key member of the founding team that set up the Galle Literary Festival in Sri Lanka when it was a war zone.

She has raised funds for the Commonwealth Writers Short story prize, hosted an Anglophone radio show about books and writes a regular film and poetry column for an expat magazine. She also has a keen interest in mental health and chronic illness. Please welcome her!

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