ROLE PLAYERS 2018 - Hemanth Madegowda


Hemanth Madegowda

Head - Social Initiatives
Landmark Group

Mr. Hemanth Madegowda started his journey in social sector with social movements by supporting them in advocacy through documenting their struggle. He has handled a unique program of exploring innovative strategies adopted by Organisations / institutions in reaching out to the urban poor supported by World Bank, SIDA, Ministry of Urban Development and Ministry of Housing and Poverty Alleviation, Government of India.

At IL&FS, Mr. Hemanth was a core member of the Planning and Strategy Team for Skills supporting the CEO for developing Skill Program guidelines for the company. Along with it, conceptualized, implemented and monitored Skill Programs for State Government, Public Sector Enterprises and Private Corporations.

Currently Mr. Hemanth is associated with Lifestyle International Private Limited as Head of Social Initiatives wherein evaluated the initiatives of Landmark Group in India for re-designing the programs and channelizing the efforts towards centralized theme. The Restructured programs complement each other as they are channelized towards 'Preventive Healthcare'. More than Five Lakh beneficiaries are reached through restructured programs in Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi-NCR and Pune areas. Technology integrated implementation process has strengthened the monitoring mechanisms and for achieving set objectives within the timelines and available resources.

Mr. Hemanth has been an ardent social planning and strategy development professional involved with varied initiatives and groups over the past decade. He has travelled extensively across the country / regions which has enabled him to be a good appreciator of all positive aspects and integrate them in his professional and personal life. Studying at premier institutions like London School of Economics (LSE) and Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has complemented his learning process immensely.

Mr. Hemanth was recognized as one of the Most Impactful CSR Leader across the Globe by World CSR Congress in 2016 and as Best South India CSR Leader in 2017 by CSR Leadership Congress.