Meet our team

We @
SkillGreen Global

We are a bunch of innovators, analysts, entrepreneurs huddled together to solve unparalleled challenges.

Partha Sarathy

Partha leads the SkillGreen Global Pvt. Ltd. and is a facilitator for Skillgreen’s FPO strengthening programme, Fast Track Rural enterprise acceleration programme and Green College Agriculture Skill Building programme. His role is to design customized solutions as per client requirements, based on Skillgreen’s extensive toolkit and services.

A rural management professional from IRMA, with over 15 years of experience, mainly in Rural livelihoods, he has built and headed the livelihoods programme at Maharashtra State Rural Livelihoods Mission, and headed the Green College programme at Welthungerhilfe. He started his career as a grassroots professional working with traditional fishworkers in Tamilnadu, with South Indian Federation of Fishermen Societies and later in Kutch, Gujarat, with FishMARC. A software professional in his earlier stint, he worked with software majors after completing his engineering from NIT, Tiruchirappalli, before deciding to focus on a career in Rural Management.

Biswajit Patra

Biswajit coordinates the regional operations across the states and contributes through his solutions based approach in project management. With experience of over 17 years with strong expertise in qualitative and quantitative research, capacity building, organization development, enterprise development, conducting effective training events; his roles in SkillGreen brings strong coordination and effective communications in the operation areas.

Biswajit holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Rabindra Bharati University and a bachelor’s degree in Science from University of Burdwan. He has also undertaken resource training courses on Clinical Management, Psychiatry counselling, health management, Sustainable agriculture from various institutes of international repute.


Suvrata supports the value chain development for commodities and is working on creating market linkages for Farmer Producer Organisations. She has previously worked in wholesale and retail domains across functions such as marketing, operations and training. Her work experience of over a decade includes consulting assignments with start-ups and mid-sized organisations, exploring interests in writing and conducting research for brands. She holds a post graduate diploma in agri business management from Indian Institute of Plantation Management.

Jagdish Nayak

Jagdish Nayak coordinates the regional operations across the states and contributes through his solutions based approach in project management. He has experience of over 28 years in natural resource management and livelihoods with versatile and innovative approaches across country, especially in Odisha.

He is post-graduated in political science from Utkal University, Odisha. Prior to SkillGreen Global, he has worked in Odisha with various reputed organizations such as AGRANEE (working on educational rights of the children and women organization), Agragamee (Education rights of children, livelihood, right based activities, People’s organization & natural resource management), RCDC (Regional Centre for Development Cooperation and this organization has been working on land, forest & water resource management, Implementation of Forest Rights Act), Landesa (an international organization focusing on land rights of the landless) and Living Farms(Nutrition and Organic farming) on different positions. The focus activities were development of livelihood of the communities, organic farming, nutrition, formation & orientation of community based organizations, Land rights of the landless focusing on land rights of the women etc.

Advisory Board The Propellants

Atul Vaid

Former Senior Principal,
Accenture Strategy

Harsev Singh

Former Executive Director,
Reliance Dairy Foods Ltd

Suryamani Roul

Deputy Director,
TechnoServe India

Vidya Soundrajan

Director Ecological Foot Print,
WWF India

Murari Choudhary


Arvind Risbud

Executive Director,

Somjita Chakraborthy

Executive Secretary,

Sai Krishna


Deepak Dogra

Director – Asia Program
Operations · Room to Read

Anuradha Bhavnani

ex: Regional Director,
Shell Foundation