Nisa is the President, Human Capital & Innovation for Godrej Industries and associate companies. She is responsible for driving the Group's transformation efforts including efforts to attract and develop outstanding talent and make the culture more agile and innovative. Nisa instituted a design and innovation cell in 2010 and is working very closely with the Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL) team on the innovation strategy for the company.
Nisa's previous assignments within the Godrej Group have included the successful turnaround of Godrej Agrovet. She has also led the creation of a strategy cell for the group and the development of the FMCG strategy for the Group. This has included creating a five year roadmap for Godrej's FMCG portfolio, outlining category choices and instituting a M&A cell with a focused playbook that led to eight acquisitions between 2009 and 2011.
Nisa drives the Group's CSR strategy and is the point person for the operations of the Godrej Family Council. She is on the Board of Directors of Godrej Consumer Products, Godrej Agrovet, Teach For India and the Heroes Project. Nisa has a BSc degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She is passionate about girl's education, the human mind, trekking, equestrian and water sports.