Finlabs India

Kavita Lakhani

Independent Director

Communications and Crisis Specialist
Advisor to Global and MNC Brands and Agencies
Independent Director, Finlabs
Former National President, PR & Digital Marketing Council, Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Kavita is an Independent Communications and Crisis Specialist advising reputed Indian and MNC brands and global agencies. In addition, she is an Independent Director on the Board of Finlabs India, a new-age fintech company.

Kavita comes with nearly 3 decades in PR & Digital across Ogilvy, Lintas and Weber Shandwick. She served as National President-PR & Digital Marketing Council, Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 2020 to 2023.

Kavita is known for her work positioning companies, CEOs and senior management as leaders and change makers in an era of disruption and accelerated transformation. Her expertise in brand building, message development, public education, crisis management using social/traditional media, make her a sought-after senior communications counselor. Kavita is a reputation risk management specialist. She has worked with brands like Philips, Britannia, Cadbury’s, World Gold Council, McDonald’s, ICICI-USAID (ORS Campaign), Unilever (Domex, Lifebuoy), Emirates Airline, Marriott, Wartsila, Sony, Visit Victoria, Etihad Airways, Principal, Siemens, Porsche, Lamborghini, Starbucks, Sun Pharma, Rotary Foundation, HDFC Ergo, Snapchat, Novartis, Duolingo, among others.

Kavita is visiting faculty at institutes like XIC, Symbiosis, MET, EMDI, WPP School, SCoRe. She has served as Jury for industry awards – PRMoment 3030 (2018 to 2024), EMDI Sparklers (2018 – 2020), Social Samosa Superwomen 2021, Campaign India Women Lead Change Awards 2022, Fulcrum Awards 2022, IRPRA #40u40 (2021-2023).

Kavita was awarded: ‘Leading Woman in Media’ – Women in Leadership Forum India, 2011, ‘Women Leadership Award’ – World Women Leadership Congress, 2014, ‘Woman Agency Head Of The Year Award 2020′ –, ‘Superwomen2020’ by, SheThePeople.TV ‘40 Over 40 Awards’, Indian ‘WonderWomen 2021’. Kavita was listed by exchange4media among ‘Top 20 communications professionals to watch out for in 2021’.

A finance post graduate, Kavita is a certified Independent Director from the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs. Kavita topped her batch in Strategic Management, IIM Calcutta. She has done an Advanced Program in Digital Marketing, IAMAI and Transformational Leadership, ISB Hyderabad.

Kavita sings Gurbaani (devotional), Sindhi folk (kalaams), Sufi and Bhajans. Proficient in playing the harmonium and tanpura, she performs at charity events to raise funds.

Phone: +91 9820202637

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