Our Senior Executive Team
P.B.SajeevCEO- AE (India) & Director – Programme Development & Support
Sajeev has been facilitating the growth of AEA in South Asia (India, Nepal, Sri Lanka & Bhutan) through impactful projects, designing & institutionalizing programme management systems and concepts, building capacities, facilitating change management processes and strategically supporting the AEA International Team. As the CEO of Aide et Action India, Sajeev provides strategic support for the continued growth of AEA in India. Sajeev has over 20+ years of experience and is an expert in areas of Programme & Project Development and Management, Micro – Planning, Participatory Rural Appraisal. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development and Post Graduation in Systems Management.
David WilliamsDirector - Finance and Administration
David is responsible for overall financial management of AEAI-SA.
He has over 20 years of experience in financial management and specialises in financial management, audits and information technology.
He holds a Post Graduate degree in Public Administration.
Umi DanielDirector - Migration & Education
Umi Daniel has over twenty years of experience in the development sector specializing in the theme of Migration.
In the capacity of Director – Migration he provides technical, managerial, capacity building, research and advocacy support to internal & external stakeholders of AEAI-SA on the rights and entitlements of unorganised migrant labour in particular and specific to education, nutrition and protection of migrant children.
Meera ShankarInternational Coordinator – Sponsorship
Meera has over 20 years of experience in the area of sponsorship.
In the capacity of International Coordinator – Sponsorship, she provides technical, managerial, capacity building support to South Asia and other AEAI Regional Offices.
Pravin BhopeRegional Manager - Bhopal & Lead on ECCE
Balwant Kumar SinghRegional Manager - Patna
Balwant Kumar Singh
Balwant has 26 years of experience in the field of Participatory processes, Programme Development and Project Management, Human Rights, Natural Resource Management, Livelihood and act as Regional Manager for Patna Regional Office.
He holds Masters Degree in Soil & Water Conservation Engineering.
Suresh GuttaRegional Manager - Hyderabad & Chennai and Lead on Inclusive Education
Suresh is the Regional Manager for Hyderabad & Chennai Regional Offices. He also leads the ‘Inclusive Education for children with disabilities’ under the ‘Inclusive Education’ thematic of AEAI-SA.
He is a professional in Disability Management certified by Rehab Council of India and has an experience of 20 years in the social development sector. Suresh holds a master’s degree in Sociology and a post-graduate diploma in Community Based Rehabilitation.
His expertise includes inclusive planning, PRA, monitoring and evaluation in disability perspective.
Pranab J PangingRegional Manager - Guwahati
Pranab J Panging
Pranab J Panging is the Regional Manager for Guwahati Regional Office. Pranab has 20 years of experience in development sector during which he has worked with several State, National, International NGOs and UN Agencies.
He has vast experience in strategic management, programme designing/ management, project implementation, partnership building & networking with different stakeholders. Pranab holds a Master degree in Geography from Gauhati University. His interest areas and expertise are Sustainable Livelihood, Disaster Risk Reduction and Quality Education.
Chandra Kiran KattaManager - Communications
Chandra Kiran Katta
Kiran is involved in developing communication strategies for the South Asia region.
He works closely with the AEA International communication & regional teams to improve the branding and visibility of AEA SA.
He has substantial experience of working as a television producer, media teacher, and communication trainer.
Kiran holds a Master’s degree in Communication from University of Hyderabad.