Anand Ramachandran serves as the Lead of Facilities at WRI India, bringing 19 years of experience in Operations, Administration, Banking, Finance, and Facilities management. His responsibilities include contract management, payroll oversight, budget administration, and staff support.

In his role at WRI India, Anand oversees procurement, maintenance, and user support for all fixed assets and IT equipment, ensuring acquisitions meet team requirements and maintain functionality. Additionally, he manages office supply inventories, coordinates logistics for conferences and workshops, curates the office library, and manages publications and notice boards in Bangalore. He also spearheads organizational travel systems, manages ISOS and Geoblue-related activities, oversees credit card operations, implements sustainability initiatives, and optimizes space management.

Before joining WRI, Anand gained experience in the BFSI sector, including roles at e-Serve International (now Citigroup Global Services), ICICI Bank, PNB Metlife, and ICICI Direct.

Anand holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Madurai Kamaraj University and completed an Executive General Management Program at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. During his undergraduate years, he engaged in public speaking on All India Radio and participated in social service initiatives.

Outside of work, Anand enjoys traveling, reading short stories, and listening to music. He resides in Bangalore with his wife, Sree Vidhya, and their sons, Akshay, Krishna and Shashwat.