Mr. Narendra Nayak
MBA. M Phil
Mr. Nayak is a senior development professional having nearly 25 years of working experience in microfinance and non-government sectors in India and abroad. Mr. Nayak is well versed with the institutional assessment and business planning processes, partnership management and mentoring of CBOs, NGOs and MFIs. He has noteworthy contributions towards promotion, strengthening and sustainment of small microfinance institutions in Odisha through the CARE CASHE project. He has also demonstrated his expertise in program development, resource mobilization, capacity development, advisory services, networking and policy advocacy while engaging with important stakeholders. He played an active role to operationalize the South Asian Microfinance Network (SAMN) by involving the National Networks of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka for strengthening microfinance sector in the region. He has handled key positions during his association with national and international development organizations that includes CARE India, ACCESS Development Services, ACCESS-ASSIST, ACTED, AECOM etc. On the other hand, Mr. Nayak has worked in the post-conflict countries of Afghanistan and Iraq and gathered hands-on-experience on promoting microfinance in the conflict zone. He has pursued his M.Phil in Social Science and holds an MBA from Utkal University, Odisha.