JANAKI (JAN) RAMACHANDRAN
MBA (Aust), FGIA (Aust), FCIS (Lond), ACIM (Aust), MSP®
Programme Management Practitioner MSPR/A007897
Managing Director & Principal Consultant
Janaki Ramachandran founded Facilitrade in September 2000. She has extensive and proven experience in Business Capability Improvement, Corporate Governance, Trade Facilitation and Program/Project Management. She is also a registered Plan Management Consultant for the National Disability Insurance scheme.
She qualified as a Chartered Secretary while working with SGV Management Consultants/Price Waterhouse Coopers advising boards of directors on company law and setting up foreign companies in Sri Lanka during an influx of foreign investment in Asia.
Since migrating to Australia she held senior management positions across various industries till 1992. During this period, she was conferred with Associate, Corporate Institute of Managers and also graduated with an MBA from Macquarie University. In 1992 Janaki joined Austrade (Federal Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade) and had a diverse career of eight years in export facilitation, heading the global Market Research, Quality Assurance and Performance Measurement Divisions encompassing over 90 offices in around 60 countries.
A highly driven and practical Principal Consultant passionate to the cause with a relentless focus on reaching organisational objectives. Significant experience in implementing Program and Project Management Frameworks, defining effective service improvement processes and delivering to compliance standards. Janaki believes in a participative style of team building from the outset to focus on delivering successful outcomes.
FCPA (Aust), ACMA (Lond), CGMA (USA)
Rama excels with over 25 years of experience in Cost and Management Accounting in Canada, England, Sri Lanka and Australia. His industry experience spans pharmaceuticals, timber, textiles, paper, cosmetics, FMCG, automobile and aviation industries.