Ms. Lakshmi Iyer is the Executive Director of Education at Sannam S4. Ms. Iyer has been working in the education industry for over 17 years now and brings senior managerial experience to the table. Her passion for the sector is immense and she has been an active observer and commentator about the industry. Ms. Iyer has been working with Sannam S4 since 2011.
Prior to working with Sannam S4, Ms. Iyer was associated with Study Overseas Global, a leading education agency. She served in the company for 9 years has been part of the establishment team in Mumbai eventually relocating to New Delhi to run the operations at the Head Quarters. In her 17 months tenure as Head of UK operations, Ms. Iyer established new branches in Indore and Chandigarh, while managing six offices across the country.
A DFID Scholar with a Masters in International Marketing from the UK, Lakshmi began her career in International Education working in the Student Support Office at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. An extensive background in counselling for multiple countries over 9 years and training and managing scores of counselling staff in her team have helped hone her skills in the sector thus enabling her to support Sannam S4’s education clients successfully.
Lakshmi is a sought after speaker at leading higher education conferences such as AIEA, AIEC, BCCIE, NAFSA and NZIEC. She is an avid observer and commentator of the higher education space and runs one of the most respected personal LinkedIn and Twitter channels for news aggregation on higher education.