Finance Coordinator Anuradha Acharya is a member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Her expertise, inter-alia, is in regulatory approvals, licenses, registration, budgeting, other Company law and finance related matters for any organisation set up in India. She has good exposure to compliance audit and compliance management system, legal due diligence, drafting and […]


Communication Officer Divyanshi is a Digital Marketing graduate, completing her Masters from the University of Westminster London, UK. She is currently working as a Communication Officer at CAN South Asia from New Delhi, India. Her prime focus is work on the CANSA website and updating it on a regular basis along with handling social media […]


National Coordinator CANSA Pakistan Dr. Hina is a Research Fellow, taking a Lead in Energy, Environment and Climate Change and heading the China Study Center, at Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI, Islamabad Pakistan. She has a strong educational background in Environmental Sciences and management and has a doctorate degree in Ecology from the University of […]


Program Coordinator Based out of New Delhi, Nakul Sharma is part of CAN South Asia secretariat coordinating various capacity building and advocacy driven programmes. Having done a Masters in Renewable Energy, his main area of interest is Clean Energy Advocacy, promoting locally driven climate action and How Energy Policy & Trade together can accelerate clean […]


Communications Coordinator With over two decades of experience in corporate communications, Purnima combines her skills in creative and communication along with her passion for working for the community. She has worked on a multitude of projects in waste management, circular economy, building active citizenship in the community, some of which have won awards. These also […]


Program officer Her responsibility includes facilitating research, coordinating with member organisations, building technical capacity and spreading awareness among diverse stakeholders on issues like adaptation, climate induced migration, loss and damage.  Before joining CANSA she worked as a research fellow at Odisha Space Application Centre, Bhubaneshwar. She is a postgraduate in Geography from Utkal University.


Program Manager Ruchi comes with 20 years of experience in the development sector, handling programme implementation and management of both grants and sponsorship programmes.She has a successful track record of implementing innovative and gender transformative programmes in global organizations, and has handled multiple grant projects from bilateral and multilateral donors and private institutions under their […]


Director   Sanjay has been actively working towards mobilising civil society action on Climate policies in South Asian Countries and Region. Under his leadership, CAN South Asia have increased its membership base from 20 to 200+ NGOs spread in South Asian Countries. The network has successfully consolidated Climate Actions of NGOs in the region and […]


Program Coordinator Based out of Puri, Odisha, Santosh Patnaik is part of CAN South Asia core team leading the delivery of District Climate Resilience Plan of 6 districts in Madhya Pradesh. He is also involved in projects on energy transition, and community based adaptation planning. His interest areas are low carbon development, just transition and […]


Senior Advisor, Communications & Advocacy Shailendra Yashwant is an independent documentary photographer and environmental journalist based in India. He has been documenting, reporting and campaigning on environmental issues across Asia for over three decades now. He has previously worked with Greenpeace in India and Southeast Asia as Campaigns Director where he led campaigns on deforestation, […]

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