Rati Forbes has been a Director of the Forbes Marshall Group since 1992; she was responsible for the Human Resources and Learning and Development function till 2011. During this time, Forbes Marshall was thrice recognised as one of the top 25 companies to work for in India, in the “Great Places to Work For” ranking – the highest placement being sixth.
Today, Rati heads the Forbes Foundation and is responsible for CSR and Foundation activities across the company. She has been recognized for her social initiatives both within the company and in the wider world. She chaired Confederation of Indian Industry’s western region cell for social development for a span of six years, the cell’s main objective being to sensitize corporate entities to their social responsibilities.
Rati has served on the board of two international foundations; she continues to serve as an independent Director on listed companies, as well as on the boards of varied foundations and nonprofits, across India.
Rati graduated in Psychology (Honours) and Sociology from the University of Mumbai and has also taken executive courses in human resources, organizational behaviour and strategic philanthropy.
Rati further holds a Masters in Sustainability Management and Leadership from Cambridge University, UK.