Ms.Shanti Sundharam has done her M.Phil in Public Administration from the University of Delhi. She has served in various distinguished positionsof Government of India. Her significant portfolios include serving as Chairperson of Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) and Special Secretary to Government of India, Department of Revenue, and Ministry of Finance. She has chaired various trade and industry meetings in the Ministry of Finance and participated in formulation of union budget. Ms. Shanti Sundharam is the member of Governing body of National Institute of Public Finance and Policy. Furthermore, she has been participating in various trade forums and professional bodies as keynote speaker. Ms.Sundharam has also participated as the head of Indian Customs in various international deliberations.