Vinit Rishi

Board Member, RPA Inc.

Vinit Rishi currently works as Director of the India Programme and Special Advisor to the President at Oak Foundation. The India Programme focuses on supporting acutely marginalised populations living in the tea gardens of North Bengal and in the Sundarbans.

He previously served as Director of Administration and  Foundation Secretary.  Vinit is based in Geneva, Switzerland and has extensive international experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams in the areas of Finance, Grants Administration, Information Technology, Human Resources, Organisational Development & Capacity Building and real estate and facilities.

Prior to joining the foundation, he was the CFO at the venture capital firm Logispring; managed the Tax & Treasury function for EMEA and Asia/Pacific at the NYSE-listed  Iomega Corporation; and was an Associate Partner with Arthur Andersen.

Vinit was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo and educated in India and Switzerland, where he currently lives.

Vinit serves on the board of the ‘Partners for a New Economy’ donor collaborative fund and the ‘Tanya’s Dream’ initiative and is a founding member of the Operations Professionals Network which he previously chaired. He has also served on the Governing Council of the European Foundation Centre (now Philea).

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