Sudarshan has a strong passion for healthcare and the education sector. Currently, he is the Secretary-General of the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance (www.ipa-india.org), Senior Advisor – Apax Partners and Board member of multiple organizations. He is the Chairman of the Indian Institute of Healthcare Management and Research (IIHMR, Jaipur). He has served in several leadership positions for over 40 years in the Healthcare industry (Lupin, Johnson & Johnson, Piramal, Abbott) and was formerly the Managing Director at Abbott Healthcare Solutions.
His current Board engagements include Abbott India, Healthium Limited (Apax portfolio company), Sunshine Holdings PLC, Indian Education Society (IES), Advisory Board of Narsee Monjee University, Mumbai (NMIMS). He is the Visiting Faculty at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad. He has contributed to shaping the healthcare policy and improving access to healthcare in India.
Sudarshan is an alumnus of St. Stephens College, Delhi University and Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.