Aarti Madhusudan – Founder, Governance Counts

Aarti is the founder of Governance Counts, an initiative that helps strengthen the Boards of NGOs. She is an alumnus of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore Aarti has worked both in India and abroad on the subject of good governance. Her clients have included ActionAid International, Sense International, the Resource Alliance, Magic Bus, Dignity Foundation, Dasra, the India Foundation for the Arts and many others.

Her work in governance includes identifying key Board related issues and recommending good practice guidelines. She also enables NGOs find appropriate Board members as part of this

Aarti is passionate about volunteering- she has founded and runs Whiteboard, an initiative within iVolunteer, that brings senior level corporate professionals together as a group to provide advice and strategic guidance completely probono to NGOs in their cities. She actively volunteers herself with the Joy of Giving week, India’s largest giving festival, and she has a keen interest in the classical arts, being trained in Carnatic music.