Management Team

Madhavan Ati, Chief Executive OfficerMadhavan Ati is a seasoned development finance professional with over 17 years experience working in various positions. He has worked in senior management positions with leading microfinance institutions and commercial banks in various countries in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. He also has experience of working on various large-scale donor (World Bank, USAID and UKAID)-funded projects in designing and implementing strategies to improve access to finance, including both credit and savings. He has worked in Afghanistan for over 5 years and has a master’s degree in Public Management from the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA.

Rahul Kumar, Chief Operating Officer An international development professional with around a decade of experience across diverse developmental areas such as livelihood development, managing large scale public health programes across cross cutting thematic areas, programe development, MSME development, institutional development, advocacy & partnerships, training and capacity building, emergency response & disaster management and gender mainstreaming.He is also experienced in financial inclusion, rural finance, microfinance, MSME finance & agricultural finance.

A strong development finance professional, Rahul Kumar is experienced in working across multi-cultural environments, leading diverse teams, overseeing donor coordination and reporting, and managing large-scale projects of international donor agencies viz.World Bank, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, DFID, WHO, CARE International et al and working with leading research institutions such as Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine(LSTM, UK) & Emory University(USA).He has significant experience in leading and managing large teams across organizations within corporate sector as well as international developmental agencies. His specialization is in Microfinance and Livelihoods Development from IIFM, Bhopal, India and holds bachelor's in Agriculture and Dairy Technology from BHU, Varanasi, India.He also holds degree in Human Rights from IIHR, New Delhi, India.