- Mrs. Manjari Desai
Director - Corporate Relations and Communications
Head, Innovation and Technology Transfer Cell
Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture
Post Graduate in Economics from the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics
- Manjari Desai is a Post Graduate in Economics from the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, with more than 14 years of experience in the field of business and economic research, communications, media and events with various prestigious organizations in Pune and Ahmedabad.
Currently she is working with MCCIA as Director, Corporate Communications, Public Relations handling External Communications and the Media. She is the head of the Innovation and Technology Transfer Cell of MCCIA, a project funded by the Rajiv Gandhi Science and Technology Commission, Government of Maharashtra. She also heads the Research Wing of the Chamber. She is also working as the Head of the Education and Skill Development Task Force of the Chamber.
Prior to this she was with Spearhead Business Research (KPO of Dun & Bradstreet South Asia Middle East Ltd.), as a Senior Analyst. Her work involved writing research and economic reports for the Gulf countries and weekly news letters for the same region. Before that she was with MIT Group of Institutions as a Manager – Special projects. Her work there involved making proposals for institute’s expansion plans, event management of ‘Robocon’ (an international event for Engineering students in the Asia Pacific region), international collaboration for the institute and report writing for attaining deemed university status. Elephant Design Pvt. Ltd, Market Missionaries Pvt. Ltd, ABC Consultants, Ahmedabad Textile Industry Research Association (ATIRA) and Sardar Patel Institute of Economics and Social Research are some of the other organizations that she has worked for.
She has extensive knowledge in handling print collaterals, namely newsletters and corporate brochures. She has good writing and communication skills and has hands on experience in dealing with the media.