Puru P. Trivedi

Managing Director, Corporate Relations @ Meridian
Puru Trivedi

Puru Trivedi is Meridian International’s Managing Director of Corporate Relations, with direct responsibility for the Meridian Corporate Council and supporting commercial diplomacy initiatives across the organization. Prior to joining Meridian, Puru worked across the financial services, policy advocacy and consulting industries. Most recently, Puru was Head of Services to Government for APCO Worldwide in New Delhi, India, and Deputy Country Director for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce / US-India Business Council. At USIBC, Puru represented the policy advocacy agenda for 300 major US companies across industries, working to strengthen bilateral ties between both the United States and India, and pushing forward reforms to benefit American companies abroad. Prior to joining the USIBC, Puru worked with private equity secondary transactions for State Street Financial and Bank of America Private Bank in Boston, Smith Barney Citigroup and Fimeris in Manhattan, and a boutique PE firm in London.

Puru is on the board of advisors for the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Project X Accelerator, Cariluxe Inc. in Barbados, and the Fiscal Note Leadership Institute. He attended Boston University School of Management for a B.Sc in Finance, as well as Babson College’s Olin School of Business in Wellesley, Massachusetts for his MBA. Originally from the Greater Boston Area, Puru has lived, worked and studied in Saudi Arabia, England, China and India. He and his wife Kriti Doval reside in Washington, DC.