The SDG Impact of COVID-19: The view of Gaythri Raman, Managing Director of Southeast Asia for LexisNexis Legal & Professional

In this segment, RELX’s Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Dr Márcia Balisciano, talks to Gaythri Raman, Managing Director of Southeast Asia for LexisNexis Legal & Professional.

One of the RELX businesses, LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading provider of information analytics to law firms, corporations, governments, and academic institutions. Globally, the company serves customers in over 175 countries and employs over 10,0000 people. In Malaysia, the Malayan Law Journal has been reporting case law since 1932 and continues to provide premier legal content in multiple platforms serving the legal profession.

Gaythri is responsible for leading the Southeast Asia business in the development and execution of strategies to deliver innovative information analytics solutions to customers in helping them increase productivity and improve decision-making outcomes. She is also driving growth in the ASEAN region, working with partners across the multiple jurisdictions to enable access to laws and analytical tools. She speaks frequently on the topics of rule of law, legal technologies, artificial intelligence, digital transformations, and technological innovation at various events and platforms across the region.  

Gaythri is legally trained and extremely passionate about the rule of law. She is a big believer in combining technology and the law to empower individuals for the betterment of society. She is a founding member of the Businesses for the Rule of Law (B4ROL) initiative by the United Nations Global Compact to support the growth of developing countries by enabling the business community to engender legal reform, transparency and rule of law. She has also led various programs and initiatives on capacity building, access to laws and justice, legal reform and education in Sri Lanka, Maldives, South Africa, Myanmar, to name a few.