Sumitra is a fourth-generation member of the Tolaram family and the Executive Director at Ishk Tolaram Foundation. Ishk provides access to quality education, healthcare and skills training to underserved individuals in Indonesia, Nigeria, Singapore, and Estonia.
Sumitra also has a keen interest in sustainable business and next-generation engagement and lends her time to these causes via the Family Business Network, the Singapore Business Federation, and NEXUS.
Previously, Sumitra practiced medicine with an interest in family and community medicine in Singapore. She holds an M.B.B.S from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership from the University of Cambridge.