• Priyanka Gupta

    CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER & CO-FOUNDER 

    Priyanka is a journalist by profession and a development communications person by choice, has more than 18 years of development sector experience. She comes with a specialised skill of strategising and engaging key stakeholders in development sector in policy and programme advocacy. She has single handedly managed Training of trainers programme of 7 south asian countries on Disaster Risk Reduction for International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

     

    She has played a significant role in developing an advocacy tool kit for the same. Besides this she had conducted training programme for 78 civil society organisation across India on defining a clear call to action, value proposition to emphasise the importance of advocacy, fundraising and project implementation.

  • Laxman Shankar 

    MANAGING DIRECTOR & FOUNDER  

    Laxman Shankar, is a new media expert with over 15 yrs of experience in development sector. He has worked with socially conscious organisation on various development issues, conducted Entrepreneurship Development Programmes for farmers in Orissa, Karnataka, Maharastra and West Bengal.

    Shankar specialises in engaging strategies that involves diverse audiences like grass-root communities, corporate, policy makers, media and civil society organisation. Based on his Research and Market Study, in 2015, Kaushal Bhaav Skill Solutions was incepted with the objective to mainstream sustainable building practices through skilling and solutions.

    Within 4 years, Kaushal Bhaav got recognised as top notable start-ups in India, Top three Project Implementing Agencies for Rajasthan Skills and Livelihood Development Corporation. Kaushal Bhaav is incubated and funded by CIIE Initiative & IIM- Ahmadabad and TATA Trust under Future Forward Skill Mission.

    He believes “Sustainable development requires reverse learning and the ancient ingenuity”

  • Roma Bhagat 

    CHIEF RISK ADVISOR 

    Roma is a lawyer with over 3 decades of experience standing at the Bar Council. She has conducted training and capacity building for National Trust, District Court along with Organisations that work for persons with visual impairment,  psychosocial disorders, development and intellectual disabilities. 

    She has organised two judicial colloquium in 2005 on Dalits and the Law, Disability and Law and Right to Food. She has headed the Disability Rights Initiative of Human Rights Law Network from 2005-2007 and contributed as Trustee for Special Olympics. She was a Founder-Trustee for Special Olympics Bharat 2001 till 2007. 

    She has been Member of various Committees for protection of Disabled Children from Exploitation and Sexual Abuse for National Trust and Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.

    She follows,  a quote by Dr. B.R Ambedkar "Men are mortal. So are ideas. An Idea needs propagation as much as a plant need watering. Otherwise both will wither and die".

  • Rajesh Natarajan 

    CHIEF PROGRAMME ADVISOR 

    Rajesh Natarajan is a sector agnostic professional with rich experience in mentoring entrepreneurs, building concepts & businesses, competitive strategy, value-chain and productive ecosystem to launch and sustain high decibel brands in a crowded marketplace.

     

    He brings insight with simplicity, entrepreneurial energy to drive outcomes while mitigating risks and facilitating performance. Acquiring market-share, discovering opportunities through product innovations and go-to-market are his focus areas.

  • Tejendra Meena 

    PROGRAMME HEAD 

    Tejendra is the Programme Head of “Knowledge and learning wing" of Kaushal Bhaav Skill Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a department which takes care of skill development initiative & community initiative and spatial planning. His role ensures, execution of skilling & livelihood generation within Community Initiative of Kaushal Bhaav. 

     

    While working with FES, Tejendra was facilitated by local communities of Ajmer and Bhilwara districts for his innovative approach of participatory development, engaging local communities in the democratic decision making process. 

     

    He has 5 years of cumulative work experience in Project Management, Resource Mobilisation, Institution Building, Team Building, Liaising and Partnership etc.

  • Gayatri Kalia 

    STRATEGY & GOVT. RELATION ADVISOR

    Gayathri B Kalia is the former Chief Operating Officer of Aajeevika Skills Program in Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD). She comes with 25 years of richly diverse experience that spans the Indian civil services, an entrepreneurial career, multilateral donor agencies and the private sector.

    During her career, Gayathri has seen many firsts – she piloted the first revenue accounting and e-challan system in CBDT Mumbai, contributed to the foundational structures of the National Centre for Biological Sciences, and designed the initial blueprint for a focused Government practice in Ernst & Young India. Leadership in connecting people, private, government and technology for public service delivery.

    An Architect of the first financial inclusion cum Electronics benefits delivery program in government, first digital census for SECC and just -in - time financial architecture for MGNREGS in Andhra Pradesh.

  • Rajesh Natarajan 

    CHIEF PROGRAMME ADVISOR 

    Rajesh Natarajan is a sector agnostic professional with rich experience in mentoring entrepreneurs, building concepts & businesses, competitive strategy, value-chain and productive ecosystem to launch and sustain high decibel brands in a crowded marketplace.

     

    He brings insight with simplicity, entrepreneurial energy to drive outcomes while mitigating risks and facilitating performance. Acquiring market-share, discovering opportunities through product innovations and go-to-market are his focus areas.

    He has been supporting us on, business structuring, strategic Marketing Planning, Marketing Investments Advisory, Creating Business and Brand Wealth and Mentoring.

     

    He particularly enjoy supporting entrepreneurs and professionals in social impact businesses. 

  • Kamal Pande

    CORPORATE FINANCIAL ADVISOR 

    A Cost and Management Accountant (CMA) and a qualified Lawyer with 35 years’ experience in managing the overall
    Finance function with strategic planning, budgeting, costing and statutory compliance, HR, IT, legal, Supply chain and
    logistics functions across the tenures.


    Extensive experience in conceptualizing and implementing processes and procedures and have been actively
    involved in the maintenance & finalization of accounts, Audits, Working Capital Management, Treasury, merger and
    acquisition, conducting and coordinating due diligence, Profit Monitoring and building internal financial controls, negotiating shareholders agreements with lawyers of PE firms, finalizing Franchise and distributor agreements and agreements with Chain Stores and lease agreements, Documenting detailed Process Manuals and SOPs etc.


    Currently Operating as Management consultant providing CFO services to clients across Retail, Services, Food
    Services, IT Enabled services and Manufacturing

  • Laxman Shankar 

    MANAGING DIRECTOR & FOUNDER  

    Laxman Shankar, is a new media expert with over 15 yrs of experience in development sector. He has worked with socially conscious organisation on various development issues, conducted Entrepreneurship Development Programmes for farmers in Orissa, Karnataka, Maharastra and West Bengal.

    Shankar specialises in engaging strategies that involves diverse audiences like grass-root communities, corporate, policy makers, media and civil society organisation. Based on his Research and Market Study, in 2015, Kaushal Bhaav Skill Solutions was incepted with the objective to mainstream sustainable building practices through skilling and solutions.

    Within 4 years, Kaushal Bhaav got recognised as top notable start-ups in India, Top three Project Implementing Agencies for Rajasthan Skills and Livelihood Development Corporation. Kaushal Bhaav is incubated and funded by CIIE Initiative & IIM- Ahmadabad and TATA Trust under Future Forward Skill Mission.

    He believes “Sustainable development requires reverse learning and the ancient ingenuity”

  • Priyanka Gupta

    CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER & CO-FOUNDER 

    Priyanka is a journalist by profession and a development communications person by choice, has more than 18 years of development sector experience. She comes with a specialised skill of strategising and engaging key stakeholders in development sector in policy and programme advocacy. She has single handedly managed Training of trainers programme of 7 south asian countries on Disaster Risk Reduction for International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

     

    She has played a significant role in developing an advocacy tool kit for the same. Besides this she had conducted training programme for 78 civil society organisation across India on defining a clear call to action, value proposition to emphasise the importance of advocacy, fundraising and project implementation.

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