Hema Ramamoorthi, Chief of Staff for the Office of the Director and Special Assistant for International Engagements


Hema Ramamoorthi is Chief of Staff for the Office of the Director. She is responsible for all business related to the director’s mandate, with special emphasis on U.S. governmental and international relations. She is assigned as the primary point of contact for Fermilab’s international engagements with DOE and global partners at the government level for LBNF/DUNE and PIP-II. She serves as an advisor to the Laboratory Director and Senior Team members, helps to maintain and grow the laboratory’s vital stakeholder relationships and drive forward the laboratory’s vision, as well as domestic and international mission priorities. Ramamoorthi holds an engineer degree in electronics and instrumentation from Tamil Nadu College of Engineering in India and is a graduate of the Department of Energy’s Oppenheimer Energy Science Leadership Program. Before coming to Fermilab, she served for 10 years as social secretary for government relations to the Consul General for India in the Chicago office, where she was responsible for scheduling and logistics for diplomatic events at the Consulate General.