Poonam is the Excel ninja. She can analyse, organise and summarise tons of data in a couple of minutes. With 10+ years of experience in leading teams and programmes in the corporate and social sector, her work spans across various domains such as operations management, monitoring and evaluation, training and development & capacity building. Having led the operations and quality departments of a global business process, she joined a social enterprise, Adhyayan Quality Education Services Pvt. Ltd and was instrumental in setting up their online software programme used by schools nationally and internationally to measure their quality against the global standards. She enjoys cycling, swimming and trekking.
Naomi is our in-house marketing enthusiastic.Prior to joining UnLtd India, Naomi worked with advertising agencies as a copywriter and business development strategist. An avid reader with a flair for creative art and design, Naomi loves to spend her time swimming, playing chess and kickboxing.
Rachna brings to UnLtd India her rich experience in retail lending (such as with NBFCs, HFCs) and the Credit Bureau space. She is super organised and has had her fair share of developing business strategies, plans and research in the past 3 years. Along the way, Rachna discovered her interest for the social space and went on to volunteer with the Akanksha Foundation, MentorMe India, thus finding her way to UnLtd India!
When she isn’t utilising her skills to work with social enterprises, Rachna loves to read some good fiction and indulge in a variety of outdoor activities.
Swati is the backbone of UnLtd India and has been with us since 2008. She looks after the smooth functioning of the organisation from an administrative perspective. No one gets on the team until they have had a thorough conversation with Swati.
Sonu has been a Chartered Accountant since 2011. Extremely meticulous and organised with her work, Sonu handles all things finance flawlessly; reporting and handling of Tax matters, Finalisation of accounts and preparing financial statement, Review and monitoring all tax compliances, computation of Income Tax and filing of Income Tax Returns etc. She loves to keep up with the latest movies, music and books.
Vibha is a finance wiz with more than 10 years of experience in several multi-national companies and social organisations.She began career with Gujarat Gas Company Limited followed by British Gas and Schlumberger Oilfield Services. Vibha is a Chartered Accountant and has cleared all levels of CFA from the CFA Institute, USA. When she isn’t tallying the numbers, Vibha indulges in cooking, blogging and some light reading.
Ashesh has over four years of experience working on-ground with social entrepreneurs. He has worked with renewable energy entrepreneurs at SELCO Foundation, focusing on their financial plans and funding narratives.
He has also been in an operations and sales role with Shram Sarathi, delivering customized financial services to migrant workers in Rajasthan.
Ashesh loves exploring old towns with rich heritage and culture to mingle with the locals and see things from their perspective.
Harshita is tech-savvy and uses social media flawlessly to connect with more social entrepreneurs and spread the word about our work at UnLtd India. She holds fort along with Ashesh at our Delhi office, providing support to all social entrepreneurs incubated in and around Delhi. In her free time, she loves to travel and read. She is passionate about animal rights and likes nothing more than spending time with her three adorable dogs.
The person who makes sure there is always something to eat in office, Mohan enjoys playing football and badminton.
Siddharth is silent, yet holds a wealth of knowledge about scaling organisations effectively. In-charge of all the growth challenge social entrepreneurs, Siddharth enjoys researching new possibilities to create a more effective collaborations between the financial and social sector. An avid reader, he loves exploring the outskirts of the city on a cycle.
A veteran of UnLtd India, Roshan is the go-to-person for all information related to boosting your power to creatively think. He has a ton of fun activities up his sleeve that helps you discover different perspectives and colour outside the lines (literally as well). He provides knowledge support to our social entrepreneurs enabling them to achieve maximum impact. Prior to joining UnLtd India, Roshan has been a teacher, a marketer and a product developer. When he isn’t imparting information, Roshan loves to doodle and make objects of lego blocks.
With a total experience of + 10yrs, Pradnya takes care of the overall office management, logistical planning along with a pot load of things. Prior to joining to UnLtd India, Pradnya was a Secretary and Administrative Exec. at Fabdecon Engineers. She loves to spend time with her kids, reading novels and listening to music.
Shilpa has all the know-how on managing accounts and administration. Apart from being a numbers wizard, Shilpa has worked as a stage artist in Marathi Cultural Programs for 4 years. She loves dancing, singing and cooking.
Girish is a Chartered Accountant and has over 17 years of experience in financial services. Earlier as Managing Partner of Finoventure Capital Services, Girish has aided and advised a number of new entities to raise funds and build a cohesive narrative of their entrepreneurial journey. Besides work, Girish uses his creativity and optimism to organise fun community activities for people of all age groups to unlearn unhappiness. He loves reading, running and travelling.
Amitabh has 15 years of experience in Corporate Social Responsibility aligned with Project Management, Stakeholders Management, Business Development, Alliances and Government Liaison. He has previously worked with Marico Innovation Foundation and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
With 23 years of working seamlessly in non-profit and for-profit global organisations, Anshu has been providing strategic advisory guidance to promoters of social enterprises. Prior to UnLtd India, she was the CEO of Revitalising Rainfed Agriculture Network (RRAN) and Friends of WWB. When her calendar isn’t too busy, Anshu loves to take a silent walk amongst the remains of our city’s illustrious past, and unwind with a good diving session.
Shalaka Joshi is an impact investing professional with 13+ years of global leadership experience in social venture, financial inclusion, livelihoods and market-based solutions to poverty in emerging markets, especially in Asia. Shalaka’s social enterprise career began with UNICEF where she worked on microplanning and building public- private-non profit alliances. She also worked with Ashoka, a global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs. Her private sector experience includes ICICI Bank – India’s largest private sector bank – where she led the process of integrating private sector partners into the Bank’s initiatives in health, education and micro finance. Shalaka has played a key role in building the field of impact investing globally. She was part of the Founding team at the IFMR Trust, a for-profit social enterprise dedicated to building financial inclusion for low-income individuals and enterprises in India. Shalaka also served as a Managing Director of Unitus Impact- an early-stage impact investing fund which supports the growth of scalable livelihood ventures in Asia. Over the last couple of years, Shalaka served as the Managing Director of Toniic- the world’s most active network of impact investors, supporting social ventures and funds across 28 countries. She led Toniic’s expansion into the AsiaPacific region and as its Chief Investment Officer globally, across asset classes. A Chevening scholar, and 2014 winner of the Africa-Asia-Middle East Women’s Leadership award, Shalaka advises and mentors several start-ups- both for-profits and non-profits. She also serves as a Board Director for Toniic Global (which seeks to move millions of dollars of capital into impact investing), for the India Entrepreneurship Foundation (which works with Indian State governments to mainstream commercial and social entrepreneurship) and as an Advisor to UnLtd, India (a leading incubator for social entrepreneurs) and Sankhya Partners (the world’s first fund focused on gender lens investing). She is based out of Mumbai, India and enjoys poetry, travel and dance.
Secretary-General of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation from 2001 to 2007, ‘Moni’ Malhoutra was formerly Assistant Secretary-General of the Commonwealth and later, a member of the Board of Directors of International IDEA – the Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, Stockholm. Educated in Delhi and Oxford, he was a member of the Indian Administrative Service (1961-1978) and served in the Secretariat of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi from 1966 to 1973. He then moved to London to the Commonwealth Secretariat, where he played a leading role in Commonwealth efforts to end apartheid in South Africa.
Utsav Baijal is a Partner with Apollo’s India office and its India dedicated fund, AION Capital. He joined Apollo the firm in its New York office in 2008 and has worked actively on private equity, mezzanine and credit investments across the US and Asian markets. In 2012, he helped Apollo establish a joint venture with ICICI Bank and helped raise one of the largest India dedicated funds, AION. Prior to Apollo, Mr. Baijal was with the private equity team at Bain Capital in Boston, where he worked extensively on consumer and retail opportunities. Mr. Baijal spent five years as a consultant with McKinsey & Company across the New Delhi and Hong Kong offices and was one of the founding members of the firm’s corporate finance practice in India. During his tenure at McKinsey, he also completed a secondment at the Indian School of Business working for the Dean’s office and assisting in several aspects of institution building. He is on the Board of several companies and is also an advisor to YRGCare, a Chennai based NGO specialising in the treatment of AIDS, and to Embrace Cinema, a media platform for creative talent in the country. Mr. Baijal graduated summa cum laude from St. Stephen’s College/University of Delhi with a B.A in Economics. He also completed his MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, where he was an Industry Scholar.