Biography

Rani is an executive director in the EY Center for Board Matters.  She has extensive experience working with executive management and boards at public and private companies on a wide range of corporate governance and business matters.

For more than 15 years, Rani has focused on helping companies and their boards to develop, maintain, and implement governance and compliance standards. She assists with matters relating to:

  • Board and committee governance, organization and operations
  • Corporate governance philosophy, frameworks and practices
  • Director onboarding, orientation and training
  • Development, implementation and reporting of board evaluation processes and results
  • Company and stakeholder engagement and communications

As part of her role at EY, Rani leads a new and growing network of F100 Corporate Secretaries.

Rani has two decades of experience in advising on a wide range of public company business matters, including SEC disclosures and investor-focused communications, corporate strategic and risk matters, public offerings, private and offshore offerings, and other capital markets transactions.

Prior to joining EY, Rani was a partner with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in Washington, DC. Before that, she was Managing Director, Co-General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary at Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, where she helped lead the company’s 2007 IPO.

Rani began her career with the US Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Corporation Finance’s Office of Telecommunications and Computers and later served as special counsel in the Office of International Corporate Finance. While at the SEC, Rani worked on several major rule-making initiatives that continue in some force today and is a recipient of the SEC’s Capital Markets Award.