Shalini Ganendra

Shalini Ganendra Advisory is led by Shalini Ganendra, to develop thoughtful strategies for cultural projects that enable far reaching impact to further growth and development for practitioners and other cultural stakeholders. Expertise extends to research, project and program management, with specialisation in Asian Contemporary and Modern Art.

She serves on a number of committees including: TATE Acquisitions Committee (SAAC) and Sovereign Art Prize. Past positions include: Commonwealth Art Awards (UK); inaugural Caochangdi Photofestival/Photo d’Arles (Beijing); and the Smithsonian’s SARF Award (Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship).

She is a law graduate from Cambridge University with an L.L.M. from Columbia University Law School, and qualified at the UK and NY Bars. She practiced corporate finance with Shearman & Sterling, New York, before developing SGA to combine a passion for collecting and visual education with the high deliverables of quality cultural projects. Through this international, multi-disciplinary expertise, she provides guidance tailored to each project, whether for private/institutional collections or city wide platforms, appreciating the need for identity and narrative to succeed.