Ayan is currently the Regional Head (Asia) – Impact Investments for Solidaridad Network and oversee the impact investment portfolio. His main interest in the last few years has been driving inclusiveness through technology, management and investment advisory. Ayan enjoys working at the confluence of public policy, business and social development. He has been a Director and /or CEO to several grassroots, network and policy organizations. Prior to Solidaridad, he was the CEO – Asia Pacific for Fairtrade.
His core areas of interest are in management, leadership and organisation development for SMEs, which are his source of energy. As an angel investor, he co-founded seven social enterprise initiatives to address some of the ingrained socio-economic problems to drive inclusive growth with 5 failures, 2 sell-outs.