Mahendra Pattni is a Finance Professional with 20+ years of international experience in Life Sciences industry. Mahendra’s current position is Head of Finance, G&A Functions & Capital Management at Shire, a $14Billion Global Rare Diseases Biotech company.
In the past, he has held different positions in Finance in the USA and Europe with GlaxoSmithKline and Shire. Mahendra has managed all aspects of finance including decision support, governance and business partnering at both companies. He has also led the financial management of business functions, led process improvement teams, integration planning of several strategic acquisitions and is a results-driven professional with an excellent understanding of how Finance contributes to a company’s strategy and goals.
Mahendra holds an MBA from the Western Illinois University and a Bachelor in Engineering degree from National Institute of Technology (NIT), India. He is also a Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountant from Association of Chartered Certified Accountancy (ACCA), England. He was a past President and Treasurer of the ACCA’s USA Center.
Mahendra has traveled extensively for business and pleasure, and enjoys cycling.