Mansharan is currently an advisor to the Tata Trusts and also leads their public – private partnerships portfolio for Nutrition Team. She is spear-heading their unique collaboration with MARS Inc., to develop highly nutritious and affordable food solutions to serve those unreached by regular market channels.
Prior to working at the Trusts, she was the Co-founder and CMO at Yummade. It was a unique venture, offering freshly made, artisanal food products free of any chemicals or preservatives.
Mansharan has an extensive career rooted in the FMCG industry spanning nearly a decade at Glaxo SmithKline and also 2 years at Procter & Gamble. It was her career in the FMCG industry, particularly her work on Horlicks that led to a keen desire to work in the area of nutrition where she could make a lasting impact towards the alleviation of malnutrition in India. She is an alumni of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta graduating from the class of 2004.