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Mr. Manab Chakraborty

Chief Executive Officer 

Manab is an experienced development professional with experience in over 30 countries as a UN civil servant, consultant to international agencies, and national governments. He is the promoter and chief executive officer of Mimo Finance. Initially, his career focused on poverty eradication and natural resource management activities primarily in Asia and Africa. Manab is currently focusing on unleashing the economic potential of the billion people at the bottom of the pyramid and devising strategies and tools for newer institutional frameworks that are needed to address development problems. He received Ph.D. from University of Delhi for his thesis on Impact Investment and Transformation of Microfinance Institutions. He has postgraduate degrees in rural development from ISS, Holland; environmental economics, University College London, London; and MBA from Kellogg School of Management and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).


Mr. Dhirendra Tiwari

Programme Coordinator- Rural Economy

Dhirendra is a post-graduate in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, with over 20 years of experience in varied thematic areas. He is adept with programme planning,  guiding implementation strategy, and government liasoning.  He is currently leading and monitoring the implementation of rural economy projects in Uttarakhand.

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Mr. Mustak Khan

Head-Sustainable Value Chains

Mustak is a Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development Management from IRMA –1995 and a B.Sc in Agriculture science. Khan has a total experience of 30 years in handling agribusiness and livelihoods in urban and rural priority sector development. He has special skills lie in value chain management for a sustainable farming system.

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Mrs. Sreelatha Ragothama

Manager- HR and Administration

Ms Sreelatha is a commerce graduate with a 3-year diploma in commercial and computer practice and has around 20 years of experience in performing administrative functions for the corporate sector as well as non-profit organisations.  She comes with considerable experience in General Administration, Human Resources and has been assisting the team in project proposals, reports, presentations, documents and other external communication for programmes, organising workshops and meetings.  Apart from communication and coordination she been part of the core team and has been with the organisation since its inception.