Kertna Tharmaraja

Associate Consultant

Kertna Tharmaraja

Kertna is an Associate Consultant on the Business Development team with a passion for pursuing social change for disadvantaged communities.

At Ellis Jones, Kertna supports the delivery of the agency’s business goals through the coordination of marketing initiatives. She leads our email marketing and plays a key role in our social media, website, CRM and agency events. Kertna’s contribution to the relaunch of the Ellis Jones brand, from a coordination perspective as well as her unmatched enthusiasm, was pivotal to its success.

Prior to Ellis Jones, Kertna was an impact investment fellow at Mission & Co. contributing to the development of a last-mile, global health venture capital fund for marginalised communities. Kertna also led the start-up of ‘Fugee Coffee’, a social enterprise for first-generation refugees. She represented the social enterprise as a national finalist in The Big Issue and PwC’s The Big Idea competition. Her passion for social impact extends back to her internship at 40K Globe, where she set up a social enterprise in rural India to increase employment opportunities for villagers.

Kertna holds a Bachelor of Commerce, with majors in Finance and Marketing and a Certificate in Corporate and Organisational Strategy from the London School of Economics.