Age: 31
Home Town: Kochi, Kerala
Education: Masters in Development Economics (University of London), Certificate in Sustainable Finance (Frankfurt School of Management)
Specific Field Interests: Climate change and agriculture
Placement: International Fertilizer Development Center
Area of Focus: Business Development and Partnerships in the field of Soil health and Agriculture

Fellowship Project: As a Business Development Associate at IFDC, Vinay supports the opportunity capturing, evaluation and proposal coordination processes within the team, while also contributing to its market positioning in Asia

Highlights: Vinay is a growth mindset driven climate action professional with experience across consulting, non-profit and social business organizations. Having started his career in research and knowledge management, Vinay transitioned to strategy and program design across biodiversity, water conservation, agriculture and blended finance programs over time. Vinay has helped build new verticals at two organizations, successfully building teams, raising new funding and crafting value propositions for donors of differing priorities such as Walmart Foundation, USAID, Microsoft, S&P Global among others

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Grounded : of coffee, soil and humility

The feature image of mine is from the AIF Gala in New York in May […]

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