Mr. Sriram S. Padmanabhan

Prof. S.Ganapathy Director (Corporate Relations), SRM University

Dr. S.Ganapathy, is the Director (Corporate Relations) of SRM University, since July, 2016. He had been the Dean (Placement), SRM University, since July, 2010. He joined SRM in September 1997 as Finance Faculty in the School of Management.

Since October 2000, he had been the Placement Officer. Between July 2008 and June 2010 he was the “Head-External Relations” with IFMR (Institute for Financial Management and Research), a B-School initiative of ICICI Bank and Kotharis, Chennai.

Before joining academics, he has worked in accounts/finance areas in the industries like Nagarjuna group (Hyderabad-based conglomerate into Fertilisers, Steel, Non-banking Finance, etc.,) Ananda Vikatan group(a popular Tamil magazine house), Raslee Granites(a Japanese venture) for 10 years. He has also been into management consulting and part-time teaching for 3 years. He has contributed to journals like Industrial Economist, Eximnet and Chartered Financial Analyst, on subjects like ‘General Management’  ‘International Trade’ and ‘Interview with  Personalities’.

S.Ganapathy has been a Member (on invitation) in the HR Panel as well as Higher Education Panel of FICCI(Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) Tamilnadu. He is also a member in the NASSCOM-Skill Sector Council. He has been an invited speaker in many colleges and universities to motivate guide and counsel students on the career options and progression.

S. Ganapathy holds a Doctorate in HR besides Post graduation in Finance from IFMR.


  • Director (Corporate Relations)
  • SRM Institute of Science and Technology,
  • Kattankulathur-603 203
  • Ph: +91 44 27417131/7130
  • Mobile: 9940036016
  • E-mail : director.cr@srmist.edu.in