Our Team

About us

Abdul Lateef

Portfolio Manager - Results and Insights

Abdul Latheef has worked on various facets of developmental issues like HIV/AIDS, Domestic violence, Disaster Management, Education, Agriculture and Livelihood. He has 8 years of experience in l...

Gagan Padival

Supervior- Field Research

Gagan is a Master in Social Work from Alva’s college of social work and has worked in the health field implementation programme (HIV). Having 6 years of experience he is currently working as the...

Karabasappa Santenahalli

Accounts Officer

Karabasappa is a MBA in Finance and Marketing from REVA Institute of Science and Management. Having the passion of learning new things everyday he joined CMS as a fresher though but he is growin...

Mohika Singh

Associate - Research

Mohika Singh holds a Bachelors with Honours in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi and a Masters in Agribusiness Economics from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pun...

N. Raghunathan

Founder Director, Catalyst group

The Founding Director of Catalysts Group of Institutions, Raghu’s passion is to facilitate solutions at a scale that eliminate inequities, marginalisation, hunger and poverty. Raghu is also pass...

Neha Sanwal

Portfolio Manager - Results and Insights

Neha works as a Portfolio Manager in the organization and handles multiple assignments and partner relations. She has been involved in multiple evaluations employing mixed methods across various...

Prachi Patel

Portfolio Manager - Technology for Development

Prachi is a specialist and the portfolio manager for technology for development in Catalyst Management Services. She and her team supports organizations and development programmes in designing a...

Preity Khandelwal

Associate - Research

Preity Khandelwal works at Catalyst Management Services (CMS) as a Research Associate. At CMS, she is involved in multiple domains like Heath, Education, Agriculture and livelihood. Preity bring...

Raman Kumar

Manager - Finance

Kumar holds post graduate in MBA Finance & ICWA and having over 19 years increasingly responsible experience performing journey to complex accounting and finance work in a multiple setting. ...

Rishabh Dwivedi

Portfolio Manager, Research and Insights

Rishabh specialists in evidence based policy making and rigorous research designs. In CMS he leads the portfolio of impact evaluation and research on impact investing.

Rishabh’s exp...

Rohan Shah

Associate - Research

Rohan Shah is a research associate at Catalyst Management Services and currently involved in a project regarding impact evaluation of National Rural Livelihoods Project (NRLP). At CMS, he brings...

Siddhi Mankad

Portfolio Manager - Results and Insights

Siddhi is a learner and learning facilitator. Currently deputed to Swasti, she is the learning and communication catalyst for the USAID Learning4Impact initiative. Siddhi considers herself a mul...

Shiv Kumar

Founder Director, Catalyst group

Shiv has over 19 years of experience and accomplishments in social development in India and internationally. Shiv is the Founding Director of Catalysts Group of Institutions.

Shiv’s exper...

Sambit Kumar Nanda

Manager - Field Research

Sambit has more than 13 years of work experience in the field of micro enterprises, micro finance, program development and management in the field of rural and urban livelihoods, result based ma...

Sandip Pattanayak

Portfolio Manager - Results and Insights

Sandip has 18 years of working experience with NGO, Government and Consulting at national and international level. He has deep interest in epistemology and contemporary world development issues....

Soubhagyavathi S

Senior Executive - Data Management

Soubhagyawati is a commerce graduate from Seshadripuram College, Bangalore and currently working in the areas of team handling and team co-ordination, collection of information, verification and...

Sudeep Surendra

Lead - Project Management Office

Sudeep leads the PMO at CMS. He helps people manage projects. Earlier, he worked under a change management project in Gram Panchayats where he handheld Panchayats to make use of Project Manageme...

Vijay Kulkarni

Advisor, Livelihoods and Education

With 35 years of experience under his belt Vijay is an expert in the Education, Micro Finance and Livelihoods sectors. Starting his career as a banker he was instrumental in implementing Integra...

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