Chief Executive Officer, BCW India Group and Genesis BCW
With over 29 years of rich and diverse experience in public relations and integrated communications, Deepshikha Dharmaraj is one of the most respected leaders in the industry in India. As the CEO of BCW India Group, she manages the overall business interests of BCW in India and implements its growth strategy encompassing people, clients and partners. BCW India Group currently has three brands Genesis BCW, Six Degrees BCW and GCI Health.
An active leader in India’s public relations and public affairs industry initiatives, she is currently the Vice President the Public Affairs Forum of India (PAFI) and is CAC Member of the Public Relations Consultants Association of India (PRCAI). Passionate about bringing creative ideas and measurement into communications, she has been jury for numerous prestigious award shows, including Cannes PR Lions, SABRE South Asia Awards, PR Week Awards, Campaign PR Awards India amongst others. Mentoring talent is part of her leadership style and she spends time with students of communication across institutes and is on the WPP Stella India Founders Council which oversees the young women leaders mentoring programme at WPP India. She is also founding board member of the India chapter of the Global Women in Public Relations (GWPR).
She lives in Mumbai with her husband Atul Suri and son Sohum and loves spending weekends exploring new coffee shops, reading and keeping the mind and body energized with yoga and meditation.