Ashwani Sai Ram joined BASF Venture Capital in 2019. She started her career with internal audits, process consulting, and financial audit services in India. Subsequently, she worked with the Cipla group in positions involving corporate development, fundraising, the spin-out of their consumer healthcare unit, strategy and M&A for the consumer healthcare business, governance and strategic projects. She has also worked with the Infosys Innovation Fund, supporting their global VC investments. Ashwani is a Chartered Accountant, has qualified as a company secretary and has completed her post-graduation studies in management at the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode.