Nigel Majakari, Founder & Managing Director
Nigel founded Chilasa Ventnure Philanthropy in 2012 with support from Friends of India. Previously he was a strategy and management consultant focused on impact investment strategy, operational performance, and business development. His clients have included RTI and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, community based NGOs throughout Asia, United Nations agencies, family offices, a philanthropic investment bank, and an investment advisory firm.
Previously, he was General Manager for an international management consultancy firm responsible for daily operations and a project portfolio including Johnson & Johnson, Africa Medical Association, and Ministries of Health covering Asia, Africa, and Europe. Nigel began his career in sales and distribution for a SME in the UK before spending nearly 10 years as a social entrepreneur leading and managing change in social enterprises.
He has an MBA from the University of Liverpool with a concentration on entrepreneurship and competitive advantage of micro enterprises in India.