Sheila Hooda


Sheila Hooda is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Alpha Advisory Partners, which she founded in 2013 and advises on strategy, turnaround and transformation, customer centricity and digital business models for companies in the financial and business services sectors. Prior to founding Alpha Advisory Partners in 2013, she served as the global head of strategy and business development in the Financial & Risk division, Investors segment at Thomson Reuters, and earlier as senior managing director in strategy, M&A and corporate development roles at TIAA. Ms. Hooda previously was managing director in the Global Investment Banking Division at Credit Suisse, and prior leadership roles include Bankers Trust, Andersen Consulting and McKinsey & Co. Ms. Hooda holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Savitribai Phule Pune University, a PGDM in management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Ms. Hooda has served on the board of Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company since March 2016, where she is the chair of its risk committee and member of its compensation and evaluation committee and ScION Tech Growth I since December 2020, where she is the chair of the audit committee and ScION Tech Growth II since February 2021, where she is the chair of the audit committee. She previously served on the board of Virtus Investment Partners from 2016 to 2020, where she was a member of its audit and risk & finance committees and on the board of directors of ProSight Global, Inc. from 2019 to August 2021, where she was chair of the nominating & governance committee and a member of the audit committee and the human resources committee.