Mamta Sundara is the General Counsel of Diageo India. In this role, she is responsible for leading the legal function, which balances and mitigates the company’s risks, owns the company’s objectives and partners with the business to help deliver these. Additionally, she also has responsibility for the real estate portfolio of USL.
Mamta has over 17 years of experience as a legal professional, spanning corporate in-house roles as well as private practice across a diverse range of industries and geographies including India, South East Asia and the UK.
Prior to joining USL, Mamta worked with Diageo for six years both in the UK and in India. She started her journey in the beverage alcohol industry with Diageo in the UK as a specialist procurement lawyer, after which she moved to India as the General Counsel of Diageo India Pvt. Ltd. Post Diageo’s investment into USL, she moved to Bangalore to support the strategy and standards work done within USL.
Prior to joining Diageo, Mamta worked at British Telecom for four years in the Global Services division at Singapore. She has also worked with leading law firm J. Sagar Associates in Bangalore. Mamta’s entrepreneurial drive also prompted her to join Law School Tutorials (LST), a distance education platform helping students prepare for the law school entrance exams.
Mamta studied Law at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore.