Unltd India
  • Pooja Warier

    Pooja is co-founder and Director of UnLtd India and Journeys for Change. Previously she worked with a range of organisations and initiatives like the World Social Forum & M.V. Foundation. She has a MA in social work from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai.

  • Meenakshi Poonath

    Meenakshi is UnLtd India's Fundraising Associate. She works with the CEO to ​set and implement the organisation’s fundraising strategy, draft of proposals and grant applications, and organise and coodinate fundraising events.
    ​​Meenakshi completed her Bachelors and Masters at the ​U​niversity College Utrecht and Utrecht University​, Netherlands​. She completed her BA in Psychology and Anthropology with a minor in Medical Sciences and a Masters is in Global Criminology.

    During her research thesis she volunteered with the Mumbai-based NGO Kranti and then spent a year ​working with Samhita as an Programs Associate. 

  • Roshan D'souza

    Roshan is a Incubation Manager. He provides face-to-face support to investees, connecting them with the resources they need to achieve maximum impact. Roshan has been a teacher at Don Bosco High School, has done marketing and sales for Times of India, and has worked with investee organization Grassroutes on product development, and sales. Roshan has done his  MBA from  Institute of Technology and Management and post graduate in journalism and communication from KC College, Mumbai.

  • Shefali Gupta

    Shefali Gupta has joined us as an Operations Director. 
    Shefali has a mix of corporate, social and entrepreneurial experience. After working for about 12 years in the IT, ITES & Retail industries, she switched to the development sector. While working with United Way of Mumbai, she was spearheadied special projects like handling the charity aspect of the Mumbai Marathon, setting up of internal IT systems, website management, donation management, recruitment and customer relations.  

    She has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Mumbai University, an MBA from the Indian School of Business and is currently pursuing a Masters in International Relations. She loves to read, travel & sew!
    ​Shefali works with UnLtd India's CEO & the Directors to strengthen the systems and processes within the organisation. She also manages and supports the HR, Communications and Finance team.​

  • Swati Mankar

    Swati Mankar, Operations Manager, joined UnLtd India in 2008. Previously, she worked with non-profits including Care-India, Cehat and YUVA in Mumbai. She has completed her graduation in Economics from Mumbai University.

  • Naomi Sailekar

    Naomi Sailekar is an Executive Assistant to our Directors, Richard Alderson and Pooja Warier. Before joining UnLtd India she was working with Ramgopal Group as a Administration Manager / Executive Assistant to the Directors. Her professional journey as a Co-ordinator/Executive Assistant has been a perfect blend of different industries like banking, training, travel and tourism etc. She is a commerce graduate from Mumbai University. She has also completed her PGBDA in HR and Administration from Welingkar Institute for Management and she is an IATA Graduate. She is mostly found laughing, smiling, talking, singing, dancing, making friends or playing with dogs and is a fabulous cook.

  • Ravistan Anthony

    Ravistan Anthony joined the UnLtd India team as Finance Manager in 2009. He has more than 17 years of experience working in the social sector. Ravi’s experience includes setting up legal entities, financial planning, budgeting, managing finances, creating internal control systems and tax compliances.  Previously, he worked with various non-profit organizations including Family Planning Association of India and Aga Khan Health Services. He has completed his MBA in Finance, has a degree in Law and completed his M.A. in Human Rights & Sociology. 

  • Kavita Pandya

    Kavita joins the Unltd India Incubation team as a Senior Associate. She is responsible for providing coaching and advisory support to the investees and leveraging the expert support for the benefit of investees.  She has over four years of work experience, previously with EdelGive Foundation, where she led the employee engagement program by engaging Edelweiss volunteers with the nonprofits and helping to build organisational capacity of investees. She has an MBA in Human Resources from NL Dalmia Institute of Management, Mumbai and Bachelors in Commerce from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. She loves working with underprivileged children and enjoys listening to music and taking dance classes. 

  • Ratna Sinroja

    Ratna joins UnLtd India as a Senior Incubation Associate. She worked for two and a half years in a stock brokerage before she happily discovered the social enterprise space and hasn't looked back since. Ratna's experience has been in consulting-- she spent two years with Intellecap in Hyderabad and another 6 months with the start-up Sattva in Bangalore. Her work primarily consisted of doing research and analysis to build strategies and improve operations for companies working in the areas of sanitation, vocational training, agribusiness, and rural livelihoods.

    Ratna completed her Graduate Degree in Mathematics from Mumbai University. She enjoys eating, traveling, reading, music and the outdoors. 

  • Mohan Pidshetty

    Mohan ensures that Bombay Connect runs smoothly — supporting both day-to-day operations and maintenance work. He helps the team to manage events and assist members, handles administrative operations, and assists the UnLtd India finance and incubation teams. Mohan enjoys reading, watching television, playing football, and a good game of badminton. 

  • Paroma Bhattacharya

    Paroma has joined UnLtd India as an Associate in Incubation Support. She is responsible for the scouting of investees, selection, and program administration, among other things. Paroma has a B.A. in English Literature from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai and an MSc. in International Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Working with the international NGO AIESEC, she spent a year in Denmark as National Vice President of Human Resources and International Exchange Programmes. She is also the founder of Jagaran, a public safety mapping campaign working towards the safety of women in Mumbai. 

  • Ruchi Widge

    Ruchi joins the UnLtd India Incubation Program as Sr. Incubation Manager. She will provide ongoing coaching and advisory support to our Investees. Ruchi completed her Post Graduate studies in Finance Management from Mumbai University. Her previous work experience includes time with Ernst & Young on their corporate finance team, advising on a large number of M&A and private equity deals. She loves working with entrepreneurs especially in the impact space. During the past year, she has also helped her family expand their restaurant business.

  • John Mathai

    John Mathai is the Expansion Manager at UnLtd India. He works with Sarah and Pooja in supporting and growing the UnLtd India Affiliate Network across the nation. John holds a Bachelors degree in Engineering specializing in Information Technology from Mumbai University. Previously, he worked in the Development, Impact and Expansion teams at Teach For India, and with The Nielsen Company as a market research analyst. John is extremely passionate about music and teaches music to lesser-privileged children. He is a trained western classical singer and performs at various concerts across Mumbai.

  • Neha Israni

    Neha Israni joins the team as an Accounts Associate. She handles financial review of investees and everyday accounting transactions. Before joining Unltd India Neha was an accountant/auditor with a Chartered accountant firm. She has varied and rich amount of experience auditing partnership and private limited firms. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Mumbai University and is currently pursuing Chartered Accountancy (CA) and has completed Group 1 of CA Final. Neha is a movie buff and in her spare time loves listening to music.