Board of Directors

Ms. G. Padmaja Reddy

(Managing Director)

An amazing personality with out of the box thinking and an entrepreneur by nature, strong business women born with zeal to succeed best describes Ms. Padmaja Reddy the Founder and Managing Director of Spandana Sphoorty Financial Ltd. A strong individual who is always ready to challenge the conventional thinking and scale through with her determination and foresight in flying colors. She comes with a strong subject expertise and experience of 18+ yrs in the Micro Finance Industry. She started her career with a NGO and now the proud Managing Director of a 3000+ employee base organization. Padmaja continues to put her priority in the order of customer first then the organization and last herself. Every now and then she has proved in her professional life that no dream is too big to achieve. She is the thought leader of her generation in the Finance Industry.

Ms. Padmaja Reddy has earned a Graduate Degree in Communication & Journalism and a Masters in Business Administration from Nagarjuna University. To add to her portfolio she has degree in Micro Finance from Harvard Business School, Naropa University, USA. She is trained in Credit & Micro Enterprise Development from Durham University Business School United Kingdom. She has also done a Market Research program for Micro Finance at Uganda. She is the winner of “Outstanding Woman Leadership Award” for the year 2016, by Golden Globe Tigers Summit, Malaysia.


   The Best Employer Brands Award by Employer Branding Institute & World HRD Congress with a CHRO Asia as a Strategic Partner & Endorsed by Asian Confederation of Businesses.
   Spandana is awarded as the “Best Microfinance Institution in Southern India” by Worldwide Achievers Business Leaders’ Summit 2016 in association with IBN7
   Winner of Outstanding Woman Leadership Award 2016 by Golden Globe Tigers Business Summit, Malaysia
   Winner of Women Entrepreneurship Award 2016 by CMO Asia, Singapore
   Spandana Sphoorty Financial Limited – Best Microfinance Company in Southern India by Worldwide Achievers Business Leaders’ Summit
   Chief Guest & Speaker at TIE Hyderabad – Leadership Series - “No dream is too Big
   Speaker at ASSOCHAM MFI chapter, Hyderabad