Our team is a group of talented, committed and driven individuals with a
strong belief in UnLtd India’s purpose


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      Haresh Vansh

      Administrative Assistant

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      Mohan Pidshetty

      Administrative Assistant

    Haresh Vansh has joined UnLtd India as an Administrative Assistant. Haresh's work involves day-to-day office maintenance, assistance during workshops and meetings, and outdoor duties. He also keeps track of the office's monthly utility bills and payments. ​Prior joining to UnLtd India, Haresh worked with Karvy Data Management Services as a Data Entry Operator and as an Office Assistant at Flat Feet, a production house. ​Haresh has completed his HSC​ from VWA college Andheri. He has also completed the MS-CIT (computer course). Haresh loves playing cricket and reading.

    Mohan Pidshetty works with UnLtd India as an Administrative Assistant and is responsible for day-to-day office maintenance and outdoor work . Mohan is an integral part of the team, helping to manage logistics for events and workshops . He also manages office grocery and stationery stock and handles office repairs. Prior to UnLtd India, Mohan worked with Dominos Pizza and Bombay Connect.  Mohan enjoys reading, watching television, playing football and badminton. 

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      Anshu Bhartia


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      Amitabh Vyas

      Senior Manager, Scouting

    Anshu Bhartia comes to UnLtd India with more than 23 years of experience working seamlessly in non-profit and for-profit global organisations. Prior to UnLtd India, she was the CEO of Revitalising Rainfed Agriculture Network (RRAN), Friends of WWB, a leading Financial Services Organization and VP at American Express. Anshu started her career with a management consulting firm and in the last 7 years has also provided Strategic Advisory guidance to Promoters of Social Enterprises.

    Amitabh joins UnLtd India as our National Scouting Lead. Amitabh comes with 15 years of experience in Corporate Social Responsibility aligned with Project Management, Stakeholders Management, Marketing Communications, Brand Management, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Alliances and Government Liaison.

    He has previously worked with Marico Innovation Foundation for four years as Manager CSR, prior to which he worked with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) as Deputy Director for 12 years in various capacities. 

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      Girish Agarwal

      Director, Incubation Program


      Karen D’Souza

      Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Manager

    Girish is a financial services professional with over 15 years of experience in the Banking, Manufacturing and Jewelry Industry, having led some significant escrow deals, product development & process improvements and participating in joint venture negotiations. He has aided and advised new entities to raise funds and help them build a cohesive narrative for their entrepreneurial journey. He specializes in startups, online communities, networking and value added financial advisory. 
    He is a firm believer of happiness being a learnable skill. When he is not working with numbers, he uses his creativity and optimism for emotional strengthening in kids between the age group 8-80 through fun activities in unlearning unhappiness. He likes reading and traveling. 

    Karen is a Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Manager at UnLtd India and is currently focused on building processes to support the measurement, analysis and communication of UnLtd India's impact for internal & external stakeholders. In her previous role, Karen was a coach at UnLtd India and was assigned fellows with whom she worked closely providing advisory support to help them develop personally and to build their organisations.
    Karen's started her career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Bank of America where she assisted in the valuation of overseas companies across sectors. She moved to Frost and Sullivan where she was the Business Development Manager for the Financial Services sector. She then had a short stint at UTV as Assistant Manager, Corporate strategy and Business Development, where her team worked closely with the CEO to evaluate opportunities for organic and inorganic growth. Karen has a post graduate diploma in Management, specializing in Finance and a Masters degree in Commerce. She enjoys writing, music and spending time with her very energetic children.

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      Shilpa Lingayat

      Accounts Associate

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      Paroma Bhattacharya

      Knowledge Management Consultant

    Shilpa Lingayat joined UnLtd India as an Associate, Accounts. Prior to joining UnLtd India, Shilpa worked with private firm dealing with property sales where she managed accounts and administration. Shilpa has completed her graduation in Commerce from Mumbai University. She has worked as stage artist in Marathi Cultural Programs for 4 years. She loves dancing, singing and cooking and also customizes Maharashtrian Navwari sarees.

    Paroma Bhattacharya is a Knowledge Management Consultant at UnLtd India. She joined UnLtd India in 2013 and has taken on several roles in the organization, such as Associate and Senior Associate in the Incubation and Knowledge teams. Paroma has a B.A. in English Literature from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai and a Master’s (M.Sc.) in International Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has been a Visiting Faculty Professor at the Indian School of Design and Innovation Parsons Mumbai, where she taught a course on 'Design for Social Impact' to undergraduate design students. She has worked on social innovation consultancy projects with PwC UK, IBM UK and Practical Action Sri Lanka. She has also worked with AIESEC, an international NGO, for 5 years, during which she spent a year in Denmark as National Vice President of Talent Programmes of AIESEC Denmark. She is very passionate about animal rights & talent development in the social sector.

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      Pooja Warier


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      Pradnya Shinde

      Operations Associate

    Pooja Warier Hamilton is the co-founder and CEO of UnLtd India, a pioneering organisation that finds, funds and supports early stage social entrepreneurs in India. Since 2007, UnLtd India has supported over 130+ social entrepreneurs who have further impacted 2.5 million lives and created 390,000 jobs. Pooja is also the co-founder of Bombay Connect, India’s first co-working space for social entrepreneurs and Journeys for Change that brings global leaders to learn from social entrepreneurs in India. Pooja was nominated as a TED India Fellow in 2009, a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2013 and the member of Class VI of the Kamalnayan Bajaj Fellowship at the Ananta Aspen Centre and Aspen Global Leadership Network in 2016.

    With a total experience of +9 yrs, Pradnya joined UnLtd India in July 2016 as Associate - Operations. Her job responsibilities are looking after the overall office management, maintaining CEO's calendar, logistical planning, insurance, assisting the Programme Team during workshops, events, etc.

    Prior to joining to UnLtd India, Pradnya was the Secretary Cum Administrative Exec. to the CMD of Fabdecon Engineers. She was involved in the end-to-end management of daily administrative work, legal matters, coordinating with the overseas clients along with business-related queries. Pradnya loves to spend time with her kids, reading novels and listening to music.

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      Rachna Chandrashekhar

      Senior Incubation Associate

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      Roshan D’Souza

      Associate Knowledge Director

    Rachna is an Incubation Associate at UnLtd India. Prior to joining to UnLtd India, Rachna  worked with a boutique consulting firm for nearly 3 years where she was involved in retail lending (such as with NBFCs, HFCs) and Credit Bureau assignments. She was involved in the end-to-end management and delivery of assignments which included preparing proposals, managing clients and meetings and preparing final reports and presentations. Her work experience includes research, program reviews, credit and risk policies, processes and products, developing business strategies etc. 

    She has a PGDM from SIES College of Management Studies and a B.Com from Mumbai University

    Roshan is the Associate Knowledge Director. 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.

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      Siddharth Bharadwaj

      Senior Manager, Incubation

    Richard is the co-founder of UnLtd India. With a passion for education, leadership and technology, he has helped start a number of social enterprises in the UK and India including: UnLtd India, a launchpad for social entrepreneurs in India; Journeys for Change, which takes leaders on immersive journeys to help them make more impact in the world; and Careershifters, which is reinventing career education for professionals moving into more fulfilling work. While not working, he can be found scouring the world for hats, cocktails and the perfect mango. He lives between Mumbai and London.

    Siddharth has a decade of experience working in Capital Markets with Edelweiss Capital and Motilal Oswal Financial Services.

    He began his journey in the social sector Sustainable Square, a research and consultancy firm working with corporates in Sustainability reporting and developing CSR strategy, implementation plans & assessment reports. Siddharth enjoys researching new possibilities to create a more effective collaborative product between the Financial & Social Sector.

    Siddharth enjoys hanging around with friends or exploring the city outskirts on a cycle.  


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      Sonu Daga

      Finance Manager

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      Swati Mankar

      Senior Operations Manager

    Sonu Daga joined UnLtd India as a Finance Manager. She is a graduate from HR College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai and a Chartered Accountant. 
    Sonu worked as a consultant with an Accounting firm for two years where she reported and handled tax matters, finalisation of accounts and preparation of  financial statements, review and monitoring of all tax compliances, computation of income tax and filing of income tax returns of individuals , private limited companies and trusts. She loves travelling, music and reading books.

    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.