Manoj Mathew is an independent consultant. He brings 17 years of professional experience in non-profit leadership and organisational development. Until recently, he was Head of Public Policy & Corporate Affairs for Don Bosco Tech, he was responsible for working closely with the Executive Director to position DB Tech as a credible partner for conversations and partnership around Skilling India.
He served as the Director of Operations & Outreach for India’s prominent think tank, Centre for Civil Society (CCS). His long years of engagement with CCS in many leadership capacities helped to scale various programs at the Centre and to advocate policy reforms in the Bamboo sector in India.
Manoj was instrumental in providing creative and management leadership for 8 years as the Festival Director of Jeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival. The annual festival provides a unique platform to filmmakers and disseminates information about livelihood trials and tribulations. He also conceptualised and developed EduDoc: Stories of Education, an International Short Film Competition.
He was former Country Manager of Lattitude Global Volunteering, UK based International youth development charity offering volunteering and gap year placements.
As a student leader, he was elected as Asian Coordinator and then the Secretary General of International Young Catholic Students (IYCS). He was based in the IYCS Secretariats in Manila and Paris for 7 years.
Once a globetrotter engaged in facilitating training, fundraising, organising programs, campaigns. He did various youth representations to International forums, meetings and UN consultations.
Catholic in dialogue, married with two kids. Manoj currently lives with his family in New Delhi.
Alumni: Don Bosco School, Liluah | St. Xavier’s College, affiliated to Calcutta University | Asset International, Aptech Calcutta | Think Tank MBA, Atlas Leadership Academy, USA | FNF – International Academy for Leadership (IAF), Gummersbach, Germany | Acton University, Acton Institute, USA