Associate Director, KPMG ESG
Priyaka is leading Sustainable Investing advisory projects at KPMG and is part of the ASEAN Decarbonisation Hub. She has over 15 years of experience across ESG and Financial Services. She specialised in advising institutional investors and funders on value-creating strategies to achieve their ESG goals. With her expertise in investing strategies, she enables her clients i.e. funds, financial institutions, family offices and corporates to integrate ESG in their operations.

She started her career in Corporate Banking with BNP Paribas in India and Hong Kong, and was with them for 7 years before transitioning to ESG, driven by her passion. Over the last decade, she setup and led one of South Asia’s largest family offices with ESG investments across SDGs. In Southeast Asia, she has been an advisor with Essilor (SG) for their inclusive business strategy and Development Impact Bond.

She is a creative problem solver and sees herself at the nexus of ‘Finance’ and ‘ESG’ in a relentless pursuit to align them towards impact. She was profiled as a ‘Woman Leader in the Development Sector’ by Rockefeller Foundation.