Ashvini is the Chief of Operations at Operation ASHA. He has been with OpASHA for nearly two years. Before OpASHA, he was with one of India’s largest education nonprofits, Pratham, for five years. Ashvini specializes in developing and expanding the organization’s operations in new geographic areas, including new states and cities. Ashvini holds a post-graduate diploma in rural management from the Institute of Rural Management, Jaipur and a masters degree in public administration from MDS University, Ajmer.
Chief Operating Officer, Ashvini Vyas
Director of Finance and HR, Geetha Nair
Geetha Nair is the Director Finance and Accounting of Operation ASHA. She is a senior Finance professional with more than 16 years of rich experience in development sector. Before joining OpASHA she was Head of Finance and HR at Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and Charities Aid Foundation, India. Geetha oversees all financial and legal operations and also formulates policies for the organization. She holds honours degree in Commerce from Delhi University and is a Chartered Accountant (Intermediate).
Director (Program Management), Prateek Ahuja
Prateek has been with Operation ASHA for more than two years. He leads expansion and replication efforts in urban and rural disadvantaged areas in both India and Cambodia. Now he heads the Program Management Office at OpASHA.
Prior to joining Operation ASHA, Prateek led the regional marketing strategy of a logistics firm. Before that, he assisted a sports management company in handling their events and government relations. He was also a part of the sales and marketing team of a leading UK-based consumer goods company.
Prateek has an undergraduate degree in information technology and a M.B.A. in marketing.
Deputy Director of Development, Colin Delmore
Prior to joining Operation ASHA, Colin spent several years involved in development work across Europe. His work focused on R&D for cutting-edge innovations with high social impact. As Deputy Director of Development, Colin is responsible for coordinating efforts of the Development and Communications teams as well as discovering new opportunities for replication of OpASHA’s entire model or individual best practices both within and outside India. Colin graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley and holds a master’s degree in Sociology and Social Anthropology from Central European University.
Chief Technical Officer, Abhishek Sinha
Abhishek is the Chief Technical Officer at Operation ASHA. He has been with Operation ASHA for more than two years. Before joining Operation Asha, Abhishek was working as Senior Software Engineer in Epic System, USA, one of the biggest healthcare IT firms in the world. He has more than 3 years of Entrepreneur experience, creating his own start-up in 2003 after graduating in Computer Science from University of Delhi. Abhishek hold Masters’ degrees in Computer Science and Information Assurance from Iowa State University, Iowa, USA.
Senior IT Associate / Chief Communication Officer, Shashank Batra
Shashank, Senior IT Associate for Operation ASHA, has effectively combined his technology and communication skills to lead the Communication team. He is responsible for initiating, implementing and coordinating the entire spectrum of activities in this field so as to maximize showcasing of Operation ASHA’s model and best practices in the National and International arena. He is responsible for communication to a wide range of stakeholders, including but not limited to donors, bloggers, media, influential members of the philanthropic community and the public. His experiences in strategy, finance, IT, business development, and his own Start-up have given him a broad based perspective to actualize Communication goals.