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Nishant Lalwani

Vice President, Global Programmes

Nishant  Lalwani

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Nishant Lalwani

Vice President, Global Programmes

Nishant leads Luminate's Global Programmes team which engages in global grant-making and operational initiatives across organisational outcomes and supports and reinforces the work of its regional teams. He previously managed the foundation’s Independent Media impact area.

Prior to joining Luminate, Nishant co-founded the non-profit Global Innovation Fund (GIF). As COO, he led GIF’s investment process and venture support team, making investments and grants across the world, including Burkina Faso, Pakistan, and the Philippines, as well as funding the first Social Impact Bond in Mexico. 

Nishant was also on the founding team of the Monitor Inclusive Markets (MIM) group in India, which sought to drive scale among market-based solutions to poverty. He previously worked at the UN Development Programme in Zambia, developing new financing products for supply chains that engaged small businesses. 

Nishant sits on the advisory group of the International Fund for Public Interest Media.

Location

London

Teams

  • Global Programmes
  • Leadership Team

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