Prabha Nair

PARTNER AND COO, INDIA

Prabha Nair is a partner and chief operating officer at Interel in Gurgaon, India. Her areas of expertise include public affairs, strategic communications, and association management.

Prabha joined Interel in 2012 and has more than 30 years of professional experience. In the past, she was deputy director for the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), where she helped build relations between the government and key stakeholders in the corporate sector. She was also part of the core team organizing prestigious exhibitions, such as Defexpo, Auto Expo, and India Infrastructure.

Post CII, Prabha was Secretary General of the European Business Group Federation, where she promoted European industry in India and helped create close ties with Government and Industry, European Embassies and High Commissions. She was part of the Executive Committee for the Belgian Luxembourg Business Association from 2014 till  March 2018.

She began her early career with the Business India Group and McCann Erickson.

Prabha speaks fluent English, Hindi, and Malayalam. Born in New Delhi and now a resident of Gurgaon, she holds a bachelor’s degree from Delhi University.