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Meet our team

We are a dynamic team that works with some of the best facilitators. Our journey started in 2014 as an ambitious initiative of Welthungerhilfe and we are now growing into a group of diverse individuals who are driven by a passion for creating sustainable actions.
Subhankar Chatterjee

subhankar chatterjee

Founder & CEO | Facilitator
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Subhankar is the Founder and CEO of the CSA Trust. Before joining CSA, he had worked for more than 20 years in leadership positions at Welthungerhilfe Country Office in India, Tata Trust, and PRADAN.

His main skills include Programme Development and Management, Design Thinking and Innovation, Social Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Organizational Development along with Facilitation & Coaching.
He has led setting up of successful social enterprises and non-profits. He believes in co-creation and collaboration as the cornerstone for success.
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             Raja Chakraborti

Lead Advisor - Training and Innovations

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Raja, a seasoned strategist with 21+ years' experience, specializes in large-scale socio-economic development programs, focusing on smallholders and women in India. Holding leadership roles in EY, Dr. Reddy's Foundation, Oxfam, PRADAN, and NutriSource Pte Ltd, Raja excels in areas such as livelihood promotion for rural communities, sustainable agriculture, women's empowerment, and climate risk mitigation. With a Master's in Agricultural Science from G.B. Pant University, he is a recipient of a National Fellowship.
Shubhi Gupta
Subodh Rana

Subodh Rana

Coordinator - Finance, Admin and Logistics 

Shubhi gupta

Coordinator - Marketing and Outreach
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Subodh holds a bachelor's degree in Accounts & Finance and is pursuing his MBA from NMIMS. At CSA, his role includes managing areas of finance and administration including payroll, accounts payable and receivables, cash management, general ledger, inventory, banking and reconciliations, and ensure compliance with small business regulations, tax laws, insurance requirements, industry standards, etc. 
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Shubhi holds an MBA in Marketing and International Business. She was previously working with MakeMyTrip and has been a part of the startup ecosystem, working in diverse roles. She is an environment enthusiast, passionate about building on solutions to overcome environmental challenges, and has her own social enterprise that upcycles textile waste. Shubhi handles the role of marketing communications at CSA India.
Bhawna Rai

Bhawna rai

Consultant Facilitator
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Bhawna has more than 9 years of experience in the development sector. She has been working with adolescent girls, children and women on the issues of menstruation, education, skilling, and livelihood. She is passionate towards community development and youth driven campaigns and programs. She facilitates training on Leadership & Team Management, Community Leadership at CSA India.
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Payal Sinha

Consultant - Training and Innovation
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Payal is a highly self-driven development professional with 8 years of project management experience in prominent CSOs, including NEEDS, Pravah, Abhivyakti Foundation, and Head Held High Foundation. With a Masters in Commerce and a Post Graduate Programme in Development Management from SPJIMR Institute, she possesses comprehensive knowledge in core areas. She has successfully mentored team members and students, contributing to their professional growth. Payal has also facilitated events on Leadership, Program Management, Team Management, and Communications. Her commitment to fostering positive change through meaningful initiatives is rooted in the belief that social transformation begins with inner transformation.

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Benedict Naurangi
Vishwasi Hemron

Benedict naurangi

Field Officer
Benedict is an experienced field officer with us and has completed his education till 12th standard. He has extensive work experience in organizations like PRADAN and Udyogini. At CSA, he's working as a field officer for the Community Leadership program  and executes the initiation and completion of the training. He strongly believes that the training can bring about a tangible change in the communities and is determined to work towards it.

vishwasi hemrom

Field Officer
Vishwasi works as a field officer with CSA. She has completed her B.A. and M.A. and is currently a member of Gulab Mahila Mandal and Gram Panchayat. Having witnessed the potential of female community leaders, she is intent on capacitating them to achieve their maximum. She has undergone a transformation after joining CSA and is driven to make a change.
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