Mr. Nish Kotecha who is 46 years old and of UK nationality is the Founder of geosansar. He was an investment banker in London and Wall Street for some 22 years with senior roles at BZW, JP Morgan and Lehman Brothers, advising companies and governments worldwide. He is a graduate of the London School of Economics; Board member of the London Chamber of Commerce; Board member of Microfinance Club of UK; Advisory committee member of Accion and Registered member of the Financial Conduct Authority (UK).
Aritha is an English law qualified solicitor with over 7 years of experience in international finance at the world’s most prestigious law firms, Clifford Chance and K&L Gates. He has advised on over 100 financial transactions, including multi-billion dollar projects involving the world’s largest banks and institutions in multiple jurisdictions. Socially conscious individual he is the founding trustee of THINK EQUAL - a UN endorsed global education initiative teaching children social and emotional intelligence and a director of iProbono’s Justice Programme
Fiona Sadler is a senior sustainability and technical professional with extensive experience of supply chain development and management in retail and the Head of Ethical Trading at Marks & Spencer working for 20 years. She has developed ethical and technical supply chain strategies and delivered programmes for leading companies on emerging issues, combining a strong external perspective on global issues, stakeholder management and an ability to manage and influence issues internally.
Subathra is the former Head of CSR in New Look plc. She managed a global team of CSR members and she's responsible for the designing and delivering strategies encompassing ethical trade, environment and animal welfare and to craft policies and programmes. She was also external stakeholder engagement and worked closely with executive and leadership team.
Olivia is a business and human rights specialist who has almost a decade of experience in the development sector. She is currently working as a labour rights consultant in C&A foundation and is based in London United Kingdom. She is the Founding member of ‘On your Radar’- an award winning organisation focused on communication and development creating new channels and opportunities for people on the margins of society to share their experiences with national and international media, policy makers, researchers and service designers, working with partners as diverse as Christian Aid, Comic Relief, Channel 4, BBC and Buzzfeed. She has also been extensively involved in various position in sectors of arts, media, charity and development.
Shabnam has been managing the operations in Bangladesh. She is intensely involved with the launch of the financial inclusions training programme for the first time in Bangladesh. Shabnam is a law graduate (Literally Legum Baccalaureus) and a postgraduate (Latin Legum Magister) from Bristol University (UK). She has been passionate about CSR from an early age. She has been an ethical consultant and research associate focused on the regulatory framework and moral needs governing the supply chain relationship with the South Asian manufacturers in the fashion retail industry such as Bangladesh and India. Furthermore, she was involved in numerous fundraising projects for victims of recent major garments catastrophes in Bangladesh.
Saurabh has been employed with geosansar for over 7 years .He brings with him experience from diversified industries. He has been instrumental in driving the financial inclusion operations in India. Being the lead trainer has successfully delivered over 100+ training programs in pan India
Imtiaj specializes in carrying out all aspects of a project from conception to execution and has extensive experience developing project scopes and objectives. He graduated in Marketing from the University of Dhaka, and since his graduation, he is devoted to working for community development. He worked at Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED) of BRAC University, and was instrumental for the CED team to execute development projects on entrepreneurship, community, and RMG sector that were funded by World Bank, C&A Foundation, Asian Development Bank, and assist to manage one of the premium Business Incubation center in Bangladesh At Geosansar, as a project manager, Imtiaj is working to spread the financial education to the bottom of the pyramid, and ensure a better financial future for the low-income population in Bangladesh.