Melwyn brings over 16 years of experience in Fundraising, Business Development, Marketing and Communications in India, France and Italy. Prior to joining Action Against Hunger, Melwyn has worked across sectors such as Information Services & Technology, Consumer Durables and the Non-Profit. He has completed his Masters with a specialization in Business Strategy from Institute Mines-Telecom Business School, one the leading group of Engineering and Management Schools in France.
Team Category: Leadership
Deepali comes with two decades of experience in the development sector in India.Deepali completed M.Phil and worked as a Gender trainer and program evaluator with a focus on Gender and Child development. She has also worked with Concern India Foundation, ChildFund International, ActionAid, and SPJIMR for evaluation and studies as a consultant. Subsequently joined a USAID project for West Bengal to conduct training and pilots for women’s empowerment in rural Bengal joining AAH as Director MEAL.
Mehar has joined in the capacity of General Manager HR at Action Against Hunger – India Head Quarter. She is a ‘People-oriented Professional’ with 13+years of experience in HR & Recruitment along with deep involvement in Strategic Management, Business Partnering, Talent Management, Behavioral Interviewing & Performance Management. In the past, Mehar has worked with companies like JP Morgan Chase, Kelly Services, Development Dimensions International & so on.
Dr. Pawankumar Patil
Dr. Patil is the Technical Lead at Action Against Hunger. He is a public health scientist with expertise in Maternal-Newborn-Child Health and WASH. He also leads the Research, Innovation, and Design lab at Action Against Hunger. He has completed his Masters in Public Health (MPH) from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, USA. Dr. Patil has led various public health projects, designing and implementing innovative solutions toward solving various community health challenges.
Mamta is the Head of Finance at Action Against Hunger. She is a cost and management accountant with nearly 25 years of experience in the field of finance and accounts. She has experience in different industries like media, retail, manufacturing, and nonprofits. In the past, she has worked with organizations such as Magic Box Productions, Sankalp Retail Value Stores, Ginza Industries, and Magic Bus India Foundation.
Dr. Ulhas Jayant Vasave
Dr. Ulhas is a medical doctor and the Chief Operations Officer for Action Against Hunger. Dr. Ulhas has more than 17 years of experience in the field of public health and has experience in working with International Non-Government Organizations & also with the Public Health Department of Maharashtra. Dr.Ulhas is also trained in Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) by CDC-US and NCDC-India. Dr. Ulhas is currently looking after operations of AAH Projects across the country.
Vinay Iyer is the Chief Executive Officer for Action Against Hunger with more than 15 years of experience across various national and international organizations, Vinay Iyer is a humanitarian and development professional. As an active member of the Registered Engineers for Disaster Relief (RedR), India, he delivered over 35 training programs for various UN agencies, international NGOs, and corporate organizations. Over the last 10 years, he was actively involved in responding to major disasters in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.