Abdul Rahim (MBA, XLRI Jamshedpur; Chartered Accountant ICAI, New Delhi- All India rank Holder in Foundation, Intermediate and Final Examination of Chartered Accountancy; B. Com (Hons), Calcutta University )...Read More
Accountancy; B. Com (Hons), Calcutta University) A qualified Chartered accountant and MBA by qualification, Abdul is a senior finance and governance expert with over a decade’s experience in areas of financial management, economic reforms, strategic planning, systems development, institutional strengthening and e-governance. Over the years, Abdul has served as the Team Leader / Senior Advisor for various World Bank, DFID, UNDP and ADB funded projects across India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Iraq. Some of his recent assignments include the DFID funded Health Systems Development Initiative in West Bengal, a study for the Twelfth Finance Commission for analysing/ determining the cost of provision for infrastructure services in urban India; Implementing Fund Based accounting system (FBAS) in 63 ULBs in Karnataka; DFID funded KUSP - Organisational Development Consultancy project; Kolkata Environment Improvement Project- Capacity Building Component-Inception Phase Consultancy. He is also spearheading IPE’s technology initiatives having worked as software and system expert for development of e-governance software for ULBS in Karnataka and in West Bengal health sector for developing Dashboard, FRU monitoring, HR planning and Government Correspondence System software.
( M.Sc. Development Planning, University College London, UK; Shell Centenary Chevening Scholar; Otto Koenigsberger Scholar; Bachelor of Planning, SPA, New Delhi )
Himanshu is a development planner with key expertise in the areas of international aid and policy, programme management, procurement, public financial management and monitoring and evaluation. He has worked with several international agencies including World Bank, DFID, USAID, UNICEF, ADB, etc. and brings with him experience of working in diverse settings like India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Ghana and UK. As Vice President – Business Development, he is involved in development and implementation of business and diversification strategy, including plans for geographical and vertical expansion, for the company. In addition to this role, he also provides technical inputs to projects in his areas of his expertise. Some of his recent work includes Design Team Member for DFID supported UK-India Knowledge Partnership Programme and Orissa Girls Incentive Programme – Condition Cash Transfer; Core Team Member for the Design of DFID supported Sector Wide Approach to Strengthen Health (SWASTH) in Bihar; Institutional Development Expert for DFID supported Technical Assistance Support Projects in the health sector in states of West Bengal, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh; Public Expenditure Tracking Studies for the World Bank in States of Orissa and Bihar; Evaluation of DFIDs General Budgetary Support in Orissa and Andhra Pradesh; M&E Expert for Evaluation of UNICEF Supported Maternal Mortality Reduction Advocacy Project in India; and Knowledge Fund Management expert for DFID supported International NGO Partnership Agreement Programme (IPAP) – Management Support Team.
Rattan Chhabra (FCA, BSc (Hons) Delhi University)
Rattan Chhabra is a chartered accountant with over 17 years of extensive experience in financial management, project finance, project management, accounts, commercial and legal functions. Over the years, Rattan has gained excellence in management skills with dexterity in networking with statutory authorities, resourceful in developing internal control and internal audit systems for improved Organisational functioning. In addition to this, Rattan is also responsible for Corporate compliances, finalization of joint ventures, ensuring compliance of all direct and indirect taxes.