How We Are Governed

FINISH Society is founded and being led by a strongly committed board and team. The Society is governed by a Governing Body which has an excellent representation from Bureaucrats, Corporate Professionals, Development Sector Experts, Field Experts and Academicians. The Governing Body acts as a guiding light and continuously provides direction for future progress. The organization structure comprises of program office team headed by the Program Director and Chief Program Officer supported by program office team. The implementation activities are managed by project heads supervised by project office. A brief profile of Society's board members is given below:

FINISH Society- Governing Body :

Sadanand Bhave: Chairman

(Former Secy. J&K Government and former Executive Director, GAIL)

A Sahasranaman: Member

(Former Chairman FINISH Society and Ex-Chief Secretary of J&K Government) .

Gopal Krishna: Treasurer


Mr. Arun Ramanathan: Member

(Former Secretary for Department of Financial Services at Ministry of Finance, Govt of India)

Dr. Kulwant Singh: Member

(CEO of 3R WASTE Foundation (India)

Abhijit Banerji: Secretary

(Former East and North Zone Head Rural & Social, Tata AIG Life Insurance, MBA with 25 years of work experience in FMCG & Insurance)

Saurabh Agnihotri: Member

PGDM Insurance & Risk Management


Ms. Santwana Sneha: Member

(PGDM Agri-business Management)

The Governing Body is aided by the Program Management Board (PMB) for supervising implementation of FINISH Project. The Program Management Board meets at least twice a year.

PMB comprises of retired bureaucrats, development professionals, global bankers, insurance personnel, independent experts etc. PMB provides broad guidelines, monitors implementation, reviews progress and makes course corrections as warranted for the FINISH Program.

FINISH Project-Program Management Board :

Mr. Valentin Post

(FINISH Program Management Board)

Mr. Vijay Athreye


Mr. A. Sahasranaman

(IAS (Rtd), Board Member )

Mr. Sadanand Bhave

(IAS (Rtd), Board Member )

Mr. Abhijit Banerji

(Programme Director )

Mr. Joydeep Roy

(Board Member )

Mr. Theo Brouwers

(ACTIAM, Board Member)

Dr. Britta Augsburg

(Board Member)

Mr. N.K Perumal

(Board Member)

Sarbani Bhattacharya

(Director financial services, KPMG Netherlands Dutch Trade & Investment Board India Working Group member)

Arun Ramanathan

(IAS (Rtd), Board Member)

Mukul Jaiswal

(Board Member)