Our Team

S3IDF’s core staff, Boards of Directors, advisors and network of senior consultants bring decades of experience and insights to our work.

Together we push for more inclusive growth and sustainable impacts.


Samit Aich

Chief Executive Officer

Nishanth Chavan

Assistant Manager, Program Development

Patrick D’Addario

Senior Financial Analyst

Gopal B.

Assistant Manager – Finance & Compliance

Russell deLucia

Innovation Director and Principal Founder

Lexi Doolittle

Social Enterprise Manager

Elizabeth Friend

Managing Director

Nitin Gopalkrishnan

Assistant Manager, Program Development

Harvinder Kaur

Assistant Manager, Communications & Partnerships

Will Knowland

Senior Energy and Environment Analyst

Avinash Krishnamurthy

Chief Program Officer

Michael Lesser

Finance Director and Senior Economist

Emma Marks

Program Coordinator

Astrid Martinez

Assistant to the Director

Tanmoy Muduli

Senior Manager, Institutional Partnerships

Earl Stephens

Business Operations Manager

Boards of Directors

US Board of Directors

Robin Brenner

Board Member and Clerk

Russell deLucia

Board Member and President

Somak Ghosh

Board Member

Michael Lesser

Board Member and Treasurer

Marco Palmieri

Board Member

Scott Sklar

Board Member

India Board of Directors

Somak Ghosh

Board Member

Veena Joshi

Board Chairwoman

K.S. Ravi

Board Member


Andrew Barnett


Nikhil Desai


Harish Hande


Harve Thomas