Our Team

Meet the Team

Managing Director

Atul Sharma

Atul Sharma is the Managing Director of Ruder Finn India and was named PR Agency Head of the Year by Campaign India in 2020. He has grown Ruder Finn’s presence, establishing it as one of the fastest growing mid-sized agencies in India. His recent client acquisitions include Vivo South Asia, Visa, Xiaomi, Disney Hotstar, Oppo, Pine Labs, Aksa Air, Fiserv amongst others. ​

Atul is a 20-year+ communications veteran, specializing in corporate reputation management, brand building, media training, agency operations including client acquisition, management and team building.

Executive Vice President

Suvir Paul

Suvir joined Ruder Finn Asia as Executive Vice President to lead its Ruder Finn Thunder brand in India. ​He focuses on integrating Digital, Design, Reputation Management, and Public Affairs, to advocate a point of view by looking at ‘what’s next’ in communication and engagement. ​

For close to two decades, he has been a trusted advisor to leading Global and Indian marquee companies/ CXOs, with an astute understanding of using public opinion research and insights, to create data driven campaigns and fact-based communication, that drive meaningful results. ​

Public Policy Professional

Siddhartha Majumdar

Siddhartha Majumdar is a public policy professional with more than 12 years of experience in the world of Corporate Affairs. Adept at stakeholder mapping and engagement, he advises clients across the spectrum from corporates to political parties.​

He has been advisor to Legislatures (Members of Parliament & Members of Legislative Assemblies) across political lines and continues to advise them with policy, administrative as well as political inputs ranging from election management strategies to narrative and perception management. ​

Account Director

Gillian Marie Hooper

Gillian Marie Hooper is the Account Director for Ruder Finn Thunder – Digital. With around 13 years of experience in Digital Marketing, her expertise lies in building strategy and voice for brands along with enhancing and managing their reputation and recall. In her current role at Ruder Finn Asia, she leads the digital division where her focus is online brand & corporate reputation building, crisis management, and digital thought leadership.​