Meet The Team

 

We’re proud of our people.

They bring with them many years experience from the world’s leading companies, a dedication to improving lives and a determination to reduce global poverty to zero.

Global Team

Prof. Muhammad Yunus

Prof. Muhammad Yunus

Co-Founder and Chairman

Eliane Knobbe

Eliane Knobbe

Executive Assistant & Office Manager

Omer Imtiazuddin

Omer Imtiazuddin

Entrepreneur in Residence

Bastian Müller

Bastian Müller

Director Partnerships & Investor Relations

Elisabetta Tacchetto

Elisabetta Tacchetto

Director of Finance and Operations

Carolyne Kirabo

Carolyne Kirabo

Investment Director - East Africa

Ruby Frankland

Ruby Frankland

Brand & Communications Manager

Shashank Verma

Shashank Verma

Global Portfolio Manager

Ulrike Chawiche

Ulrike Chawiche

Office Manager

William Mandarino

William Mandarino

IT Systems Project Manager & DPO

 Leo van Oord

Leo van Oord

Fundraising and Investor Relations Intern

 Solene Tsitos

Solene Tsitos

Corporate Communications Intern

Marianna Malaspina

Marianna Malaspina

Accountant

Brazil Team

Luciano Gurgel

Luciano Gurgel

Country Director, Brazil

Francisco Vicente

Francisco Vicente

Financial Director

Rogério Oliveira

Rogério Oliveira

Co-Founder, Brazil

Glaziela Cavallaro

Glaziela Cavallaro

Head of the Schools and Youth Program

Guilherme Izidoro

Guilherme Izidoro

Finance and Investment Intern

Luisa Moreira

Luisa Moreira

Investments & Acceleration Advisor

Colombia Team

Andrés Trujillo

Andrés Trujillo

Social Impact Director

Ernesto Daza Lacouture

Ernesto Daza Lacouture

Investment Manager Latam

India Team

Aarti Wig

Aarti Wig

Country Director, India

Vinatha M Reddy

Vinatha M Reddy

Founder and Chairperson, YSBF Bengaluru

Suresh K Krishna

Suresh K Krishna

Founder, Managing Director & CEO of YSBFB

Priya Shah

Priya Shah

Senior Portfolio Manager, YSBFB

Rohan Saste

Rohan Saste

Communications Consultant

Saloni Mittal

Saloni Mittal

Portfolio Associate, YSBFB

Naomi Noronha

Naomi Noronha

Logistic Manager Consultant

Prashantha Bhat

Prashantha Bhat

Company Secretary & Accounts Executive, YSBFB

Berta Argente

Berta Argente

Portfolio Intern

Uganda Team

Eriab Kiiza

Eriab Kiiza

Country Director

Charles Kadde

Charles Kadde

Finance Officer

Susan Mirembe

Susan Mirembe

Portfolio Manager

 John Abaho

John Abaho

Investment Manager

Midinah Naiwumbwe

Midinah Naiwumbwe

Executive Assistant

Corporate Initiatives

We operate as a social business ourselves and run a separate Corporate arm of the organisation all around the world.

Daniel Nowack

Daniel Nowack

Head of Corporate Initiatives, Based in Germany

Aarti Wig

Aarti Wig

Country Director, Based in India

Rahul Batra

Rahul Batra

Programme Director ICAT, Based in India

Hassan Hajam

Hassan Hajam

Programme Manager ICAT, Based in India

Luciano Gurgel

Luciano Gurgel

Country Director, Based in Brazil

Evelin Giometti

Evelin Giometti

Head of Yunus Corporate Action Tank, Based in Brazil

Túlio Notini

Túlio Notini

Corporate Advisor, Based in Brazil

 Aparna Ashok

Aparna Ashok

Social Innovation Manager

Network Country Teams.

We are part of an even wider network of organisations that manage our existing portfolios in The Balkans, Haiti & Tunisia

Balkans Team

Shkelzen Marku

Shkelzen Marku

Country Director, The Balkans

Arunima Singh

Arunima Singh

Business Development & Partnerships Manager

Dafina Bekaj

Dafina Bekaj

Admin and Finance Manager

Sonila Necaj

Sonila Necaj

Business Advisor

Megi Pando

Megi Pando

Business Facilitator

Haiti Team

Philippe Saint Cyr

Philippe Saint Cyr

Country Director, Haiti

Rebecca Augustin

Rebecca Augustin

Admin and Finance Assistant

Jhonson Wilson

Jhonson Wilson

Social Business Consultant

Jessica Dolcy

Jessica Dolcy

Social Business Consultant

Tunisia Team

Fares Mabrouk

Fares Mabrouk

Tunisia Partner

Leila Charfi

Leila Charfi

Country Director, Tunisia

Mehdi Bousnina

Mehdi Bousnina

Office Manager

Wafa Hamani

Wafa Hamani

Intern

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