Mclaud holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics (The New College), a PG Diploma in Social Initiative and Management (CSIM), certificate in Advance Social Media Marketing (NIIT), an Executive Program in Financial Management (LIBA),along with a Bachelor’s degree in Theology. His experience includes working with International NGOs such as Action-aid and Habitat for Humanity in Volunteer Management, Communications, Disaster Response Programs and Resource Development and Corporate Partnerships. Mclaud joined IFMR’s Small Enterprise Finance Centre )SEFC)in November 2011 as an Operations Manager. Currently he is involved as a Grants Manager at IFMR. His other interests include reading, music and artwork design.
Siva Shanker is a Finance Associate with IFMR LEAD. He brings with him rich experience in handling finance and Admin roles for the last 20 years with International NGO World Vision, as a Specialist in Finance and Administration. He has worked to influence change in many poilcy and guidelines in the finance & Admin areas. He has also served at different parts of the country and specialised in handling major National Disasters and handled many Relief and Rehabilitation Projects like Super Cyclone, Gujarat earth quake Malda Flood and Tsunami. He has completed his USAID Grant Management Training and got 92.5% marks, and he has double Masters in Arts and Finance. Before joining IFMR, he has served with SAATHII for the interim period and handled EU, Astrae & UNICEF Grant funds.
Srinivasan (Srini) is a Grants Manager with IFMR LEAD. His areas of expertise include project management specifically project administration such as proposal budgeting, preparation of annual budget for managing the project within approved grant, hiring of consultants & external agencies, monitoring project expenses on a regular basis, grant management including sub grants/sub agreements, vendor management/payment processing, mentoring and supervising administrative team members in Project administration, donor reporting especially the financial report and coordinate with project team in submission of project progress report, providing support to field teams as and when required. In addition I have he experience in procurement, and general office administration. In his 30+ years of professional experience he has been associated with various International NGOs -15 years with Parivar Seva Sanstha (Marie Stopes), New Delhi and subsequently with PATH, New Delhi.