Transformative Leadership In Disruptive Times Advisory Council Member Profile
Director of Communication
Areas of Expertise
THE RADICALLY CHANGING NATURE OF LEADERSHIP, THE SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS LEADER IN THE ESG ERA, PERSONAL LEADERSHIP
Mandakini Sud leads communications for Sodexo’s Corporate Services segment in North America. In her role, she is responsible for developing the segment’s integrated communications strategy and strengthening Sodexo’s credibility amongst clients, stakeholders and other target audiences.
A strategic marketing-communications professional with over 20 years of international work experience spread across public, private, nonprofit and development sectors, Mandakini spent the last decade of her career advising some of the world's leading organizations and their chief executives on communication strategy, media relations, reputation management, political and policy communication.
Her past employers and clients include – but are not limited to – The World Bank, United Nations, ArcelorMittal, Global Environment Facility, International Food Policy Research Institute, Government of India, Quintiles, SITA, Mittal Investments, Synergy Capital, diplomatic missions, nonprofit organizations, and multinational companies. She is passionate about universal literacy and sustainable development and therefore, contributes both her time and resources on initiatives that foster these goals.
Mandakini holds a postgraduate degree in Public Communication from American University in Washington DC. From 2008-10, as visiting faculty, she designed and taught graduate-level curriculum courses at MICA, India’s premier academic institute for Strategic Marketing & Communication.
Mandakini resides in the Washington D.C. metro area.