Chief Executive, Common Purpose India

Sanmita Kamat

Sanmita has 22 years of experience working in the private and not-for-profit sectors, across eight organizations and two countries. She joined Common Purpose in September 2017 as the Senior Director for the South Asia Venture, a leadership programme for exceptional emerging leaders in the region. She became the Chief Executive of Common Purpose India in August 2018. 

Sanmita has worked at a range of organizations, including Walmart, the Tata Medical Center Trust, CRY and the ICCO Cooperation, in capacities such as Vice President of Donor Relationships and Head of CSR and Sustainability. With a wealth of experience across different sectors, she has always recognized the importance of inclusivity and collaboration in the workplace, and she enjoys working with diverse groups of people. Sanmita is passionate about connecting India with the world and the global context, while also focusing on the local context of Common Purpose’s work in India.