Leadership Team

Ramesh Somasundaram

Founder & CEO

Head, Supplier Governance & Transformation Solutions

Ramesh is an experienced outsourcing professional with over 25 years of extensive global IT experience cut across Energy, Entertainment, Insurance & Financial Services industries. He has international consulting experience in strategic sourcing and managed large teams and a strong professional relationship with various clients and brings expertise in IT outsourcing (ITO).

Ramesh is the Founder Director of Energica ASPL. Ramesh heads Supplier Governance & Transformation Advisory Services @ Energica.  Ramesh previously worked with AIG, CSC and TCS (12+ Years). His experience spans across the entire Sourcing and Vendor Management (SVM) life cycle covering  due-diligence, service delivery models, captives (GIC | GCC) , strategic vendor assessment, providing outsourcing transaction leadership, strategy development, vendor management, contract management, strategic relationship management, performance management, & optimization strategies, capabilities-driven business transformation,  Compliance & Risk Solution, Service and Social Innovation.

Prior to Energica, Ramesh was a Relationship Director looking after IT Vendor management for AIG MEMSA (Middle East, Mediterranean and South Asia) Region. His role at AIG MEMSA was to oversee delivery & vendor management of IT services for AIG MEMSA region involving demand forecasting, Sourcing & Vendor Management, Governance, Strategy & Execution, enterprise reporting and strategic direction setting for the organization. He was a key anchor and part of Vendor management office with involvement in defining sourcing roadmap, vendor consolidation strategy, periodic assessment of vendor portfolio, contract management, relationship management.

Has managed large scale strategic, transformation initiatives and consulting engagements in North America, Canada, Latin America and South Asia Region including India (covering both onsite and offshore).

Ramesh worked for some of the major blue-chip clients like Paramount Pictures, PG&E, GE, AIG, Zurich Financial Services, The Hartford, Nationwide, ING, AXA, Norwich Union and Allianz (FFIC). 

Memberships:
Ramesh is a Professional Member of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).
Education
Ramesh holds an MCA* from A.C.College of Engineering & Technology (Alagappa Chettiar College of Engg. & Tech (ACCET). Karaikudi), Madurai Kamaraj University, India. University Rank Holder
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Capabilities

Patents (Granted | Filed | Published) :

> A System and Method for Multi Sourcing, Multi geography, Multivendor Environments – Governance Solution Suite @ USPTO, Patent Granted, 2018.

> eCommerce Management Solution for Retail Marketplace @ IPI, India, 2015 (Under Examination).

> Automated Alert Investigation Management System, 2019.

Thought Leadership

Business Solution Accelerators

> Technology Enablement & Solution Development on Procurement , Sourcing, Sourcing Management & Supplier Governance arena.

> Automated Alert Investigation Management Solution.

Saravanaperumal Sankaranarayanan

Director, Climate Change & Environmental Sustainability Services

Saravanaperumal (SP) is a co-founder of Energica ASPL, an advisory services company with its headquarters in Chennai, India. He provides Consultative and Advisory Services in the area of Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability, Corporate Strategy, Human Capital Management and Marketing aspects.

Prior to co-founding Energica, SP has worked in the past on diverse fields pertaining to regional sustainable development and global environmental change, ranging from water and forest resources management, climate change strategy and mitigation, environmental planning, land-use change/control, wasteland conversion, rural education and poverty alleviation.

SP has 24+ years of extensive experience cut across various industry verticals like Corporate Social Responsibility, Poultry, Textile and Agro Forestry. He has a strong professional relationship with various domestic clients and brings strong industry expertise from the Environment Marketplace. He served with Corporate, Co-operative and Development sectors for more than a decade.

He spent around 8 years in forestation and wasteland management programs and for 6 years, he led Corporate Social Responsibility for Shriram Group Companies, Chennai through various Community Development projects. Throughout his career, he participated in the system development and quality policy aspects. He has worked for the National Tree Growers’ Cooperative Federation Ltd. as a Project Executive.

A PGDM from AIMA-New Delhi, his areas of interest includes Strategic Management, Organizational Development and Ecology & Environmental Management. He has a Bachelor degree in Forestry from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from AIMA specialized in Marketing.

Specialties

Research: Interdisciplinary work experience in socio-environmental research and strategy, sustainability roadmap planning and program execution consultancy.

Management: Proven competence in preparing, managing, and monitoring large-scale collaborative programs those are multi-disciplinary in nature, often involving local stakeholders.

Consulting: Consulting experience in both private and non-profit sector focusing on Human Capital Management, marketing, Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability.

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Rajalakshmi Rajasekharan

Director, HRD & Energy Management Services

Raji looks after Energy Management Services in addition to HRD.

Rajalakshmi is an enterprising leader with over 20 years of experience in leading small and medium scale organizations, besides providing expertise and rich skills in handling  Human Resource and Energy Management Services.

Rajalakshmi is a multi-faceted professional with documented success of consistent achievement in a senior management capacity primarily accountable for business operations.
Career span across Retail and Financial Services industry. Adept in managing business operations with focus on top & bottom-line performance and expertise in determining company’s mission and strategic direction.

Proven ability in improving operations, enhancing business growth by setting up infrastructures, Program Management and Sales functions
Prior to Energica ASPL, as part of her career, she had successfully performed various roles including as an Event Manager/Faculty in one of the renowned Kids Foundation, as a Programmer in  Rubber Industry and as an Account manager in “Can Stock and Share Broker, India”. Rajalakshmi holds a Bachelor degree in Science (with specialization in Mathematics) and PGD in Computer Applications from Madurai Kamaraj University, India.
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