Altamash Hashmi

Director of Communications

Education

Certificate, Digital Marketing, University of Toronto
PG in Mass Communications, Futuristix Media Communication Center
BA (Hons.), Political Science, University of Delhi

With over 13 years of experience in communications and media, Altamash works closely with the senior management team to develop and implement Lumira Ventures external communications strategy. Altamash is also responsible for working closely with the communications team of portfolio companies to execute coordinated communications activities and provide counsel to startup companies that are planning to increase their organization’s visibility.

Altamash started his career as a journalist with CNN-IBN (CNN’s affiliate) and served as their US Correspondent, based out of New York headquarters of United Nations. He was responsible for covering global issues that impact human lives. He has also worked with globally renowned organizations, such as CARE, Global Health Strategies and MSL. Throughout his career, he has utilized his communications experience to advocate for innovative approaches in the health sector and ensure quality health services reach communities, particularly women and children.