Google Pay has onboarded Shikha Sharma as an advisor to the company. As part of her new role, Sharma will help Google Pay’s strategy in India.

Sharma is a banking veteran has expertise in bank-tech partnerships.

Prior to this, Sharma was engaged with Axis Bank, where she worked till 2018. She was at the helm of the bank during acquisition of Freecharge for Rs 3.85 billion in 2017 .

In addition, Sharma is also an independent director on boards of Tata Global Beverages, Ambuja Cement, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, and Tech Mahindra.