Shefaly is a Non-executive Director on the Boards of Harmony Energy Income Trust, JP Morgan, US Smaller Companies Investment Trust and Temple Bar Investment Trust. She is also Interim Chair of London Metropolitan University and a former Trustee of BeyondMe. She is a governance, growth, risk and decision-making specialist with a focus on technology, branding and talent.
She is an Advisor to Boards, CEOs, founders and investors, beginning her career at HCL Technologies. She is a founding member of the Academic Faculty at the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women Leaders in India and the Chief Operating Officer of Ditto AI, based in Manchester. Shefaly was previously the founder-COO and Creative Director at the fine jewellery start-up, Livyora, in London.
Shefaly has trained at some of the world’s leading academic establishments in India, the US and the UK. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering, an MBA, a Master’s degree in Technology Policy and a PhD in Decision Making. She also served as a Cambridge-MIT Institute Research Fellow in MIT’s Technology and Policy Programme, located in the Engineering Systems division.
Shefaly was listed among the ‘100 Women To Watch’ in the Female FTSE Board Report in 2016.