Kuppal Palaniappan

Kuppal Palaniappan is a management consultant at Deloitte who was recently selected in the top 100 most talented women across Deloitte Australia as part of the Deloitte Aspiring Women’s leadership program. At Deloitte, Kuppal consults on matters of strategy and technology across social impact, not for profit and the public sector.

Kuppal was a delegate in the 2017 Australia India Dialogue and won the group challenge. Her group proposed to decrease the approx 100,000 drowning incidences in India every year, by bringing the best of Australian Surf Life Saving skills and expertise to India.

Kuppal is also the co-founder of Soleful Shoes, an online shoe store which advocates for an inclusive fashion community. Soleful Shoes sells shoes to women with feet size 1-5 and 10-14, who due to size are traditionally excluded from the shoe industry.

Amongst her achievements, Kuppal has worked at the United Nations University and was selected as a delegate to the South American Business Forum.

Kuppal has a double degree in Business and Technology from UTS and a postgraduate in Social Impact from UNSW.