Sumitra is a fourth-generation family member of Tolaram Group and currently serves as the Executive Director Ishk Tolaram Foundation. The Foundation develops programs focused on education, entrepreneurial and vocational training, and healthcare in vulnerable communities within Indonesia, Nigeria and Singapore, and advocates social awareness and responsible giving in its partners, business, and family.
Sumitra is also actively involved with next-generation engagement through the Family Business Network, Business Families Foundation, and NEXUS. Prior to this appointment, Sumitra practiced clinical medicine and healthcare policy with an interest in family and community medicine in Singapore. She holds an M.B.B.S from the National University of Singapore and is currently pursuing a Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership at the University of Cambridge.