Sudipta Dubey

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Dubey is an eminent social worker with more than 12 years' experience in non-profit.Started his career as a journalist in a reputed Bengali newspaper, he built a network with government officials and political leaders at the state. At SSUP (an NGO), he gained insight into rural development. Later he joined Calcutta Society For Professional Action In Development (SPADE) and led many projects sponsored by UNICEF and CARITAS (Germany). He helped SPADE and other NGOs to launch their microfinance operations. Mr. Dubey is also the Founding Director of SPANDAN, a non-profit organization. He occasionally advices local Government officials on rural development issues.Mr. Dubey holds a Bachelor degree from the University of Calcutta.

Vijay Krishna

Vice President

Mr Krishna has more than 27 years of experience in micro-finance. He started his career in 1985 with the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh. He has worked in wide spectrum of micro-finance - from group formation to the training of field staff. In 1990, he moved back to India and helped set-up micro-finance operations for various MFIs such as Village Welfare Society, LAMP etc. He is a well-known expert on Self-Help Group (SHG) and helped NABARD (Indian regulator for rural banks) during 90's on SHG training and promotion. Mr Krishna attended various courses from Xavier Institute of Management, and Bankers Institute of Rural Development (BIRD).

Sahasrangshu Sinha


Mr. Sinha is a Fellow of Royal Society of Arts (London), and was the co-chairman of Oxford Society for International Development (2011-12).He was raised in a rural middle-class family in eastern India and a firm believer of social business as a tool for poverty alleviation and livelihood improvement at the bottom of economic pyramid. Mr Sinha has worked for several global investment banks (Barclays Capital, Lehman Brothers, etc.) in Singapore, Mumbai and New York. He also serves as a trustee at the board of SPANDAN. Mr. Sinha holds an MBA degree from the University of Oxford, England.

Mathew Chacko

Chief Legal Counsel

Mr Mathew Chacko is a former Supreme Court Lawyer and currently resident head of a Singapore based Corporate Law Firm. He helped many multinational corporations and investment firms on various cross border deals in India, Singapore, Indonesia and China. He also teaches at the Singapore Institute of Legal Education. Mr Chacko holds a law degree from the University of Oxford.

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