Padmakshi has an MPhil (Environment, Society and Development) and PhD (Corporate Social Responsibility) from the University of Cambridge. Her preceding educational qualification includes an MBA, followed by a marketing career in eco-tourism in Nepal.
Prior to moving to Singapore, she was a Research Associate at the Centre for Industrial Sustainability, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge. Her research interests includes business models, value exchanges and innovation, corporate social responsibility, and materiality for sustainability.
Padmakshi believes that, today more than ever, there is a need for people from all professions and walks of life to collaborate in striving for a sustainable world.