Leadership Team

Wadhwani Foundation’s efforts on large-scale job creation through innovation, entrepreneurship and skill development are supported by a passionate leadership team committed to creating exponential change. The Foundation’s leadership is handpicked from the best talent cutting across skill-sets, competencies and diverse experience, and epitomizes distinguished career profiles.


Ajay Kela

President & CEO


Tiger Ramesh

Managing Director, NEN India


Javier Campos

Managing Director, Latin America


Sunita Singh

Co-Founder NEN and EVP, WF


Sunil Dhaiya

Head, GSN India


Varsy Wanjau

Managing Director, East Africa


Atul Raja

EVP, Global Marketing


Bafana Kubheka

Managing Director, Southern Africa


Sashi Chimala

EVP, Products & Platforms


Austin Thomas

EVP, Impact Measurement and Partnerships


Swati Mittal

Financial Controller