Roopa Purushothaman is an Economist and the Head of Research at Everstone Capital. In her role, she covers macro and thematic issues on demographics, income and consumption patterns. Previously, Purushothaman was a Vice-President and Global Economist at Goldman Sachs. While at Goldman Sachs, Roopa co-authored the report, Dreaming with BRICs: The Path to 2050, along with other published papers on demographics and long-term structural growth. She is a member of the Prime Minister's advisory committee for JNNURM (Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission) and a member of the Aspen Institute's India Leadership Initiative. She is also the Founder of Avasara Leadership Institute, an educational institution focused on accelerating academic and leadership outcomes for India's brightest girls.