Ms. Lakshmi Iyer is the Executive Director of Education at Sannam S4. Ms. Iyer has been working in the education industry for over 19 years now and brings senior managerial and operational experience to the table. 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 as part of the inception team in Mumbai and eventually relocated to New Delhi to run the operations at the Head Quarters. In her tenure as Head of UK operations at Study Overseas, 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. Lakshmi has an extensive background in student counselling for multiple countries and has trained and managed scores of counselling staff over the years. Lakshmi has a track record of building high performing teams that deliver growth and value to businesses.
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 aggregating news on higher education. 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.