Pooja Mehtani

General Counsel, Sun Life Global Solutions

As the General Counsel, Pooja Mehtani is responsible for Legal and Corporate affairs at Sun Life Global Solutions. She also heads the Information Technology Contracting Centre (ITCC) which is the Knowledge Services Legal Vertical at Sun Life Global Solutions, providing legal services to various geographies on technology contracts. She is hugely focused on Corporate Governance and is a key contributor to organisational strategy and the corporate decision-making team.

As a core member of the leadership team, she advises not just on law and related matters but also helps shape discussion and debate about business issues. She is passionate about leveraging technology for the automation and digitization of Legal and Corporate Secretarial processes. Pooja has 19 years of experience working in the domain of Legal and Corporate Affairs. She is a Law Graduate and Company Secretary, Pooja has undergone various leadership programmes with her organisations and an Executive Management Programme at the Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi.

 Pooja’s profile has featured in ‘Trailblazers-India’s finest In-house Counsels’ by ICCA,‘GC Powerlist -India’ 2018 and 2019’ by Legal 500. She has also been recognised as Star Woman Lawyer of the Year at the Legal Era Women in Law Excellence Awards, 2021. She is focused on contributing and engaging with the Legal fraternity and actively participates as well as speaks at various legal fora.

Pooja has interests in diverse culinary forms and art. She likes to travel and spend time with her family, watch varied content, and read autobiographies and biographies in her free time.