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Narayanan PV
Senior Professional-Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Sustainability, Social Impact, ESG, Inclusion and Diversity , Non-Profit, Corporate Foundation, Private Sector
New Delhi, Delhi
Well experienced, hands-on, leader-manager in strategising and implementing development programmes, corporate social responsibility, sustainability, public private partnership, social impact consulting in impact management, ESG, diversity, gender, inclusion n and business human rights, management of not-for-profit organisation, operational leadership and business development.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, HR, Management, Accounting/Finance
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Environment, Climate, Energy, Water, Sanitation
  • Fundraising, Business Development, Grants Writer
  • Private Sector, Corporate Social Responsibility
Professional Experience:
Management graduate with 25+years of experience: Led CSR, social impact, ESG (environment, social, governance), sustainability, not-for-
profit operations and public policy - in start up to scale up to merger & acquisitions and corporate foundations, with MNCs like GE, Alstom,

CARE and UNDP and Indian groups like Dalmia, Bharti and HDFC.
? Recognized as one of the top 25 CSR leaders by CSR Times in 2017.
? Consistently driven positive business impact while making a difference in the lives of the community, with an estimated reach of over 2.5
million people across wide range of programmes and budgets in multiple organisations, directly and indirectly.
? Collaborated with internal stakeholders including business heads, department heads, CXO and board and liaised with external stakeholders
such as project partners, non-government organizations, consultants, media, government bodies and industry chambers for mutual
collaborations, finalizing projects, integrating innovative practices, ensuring buy-in, dissemination and alignment across the board
? Formed and led high-performing teams ground up in 4 start-up environments and scaled them to deliver business-critical objectives. As a
seasoned people leader, I have managed diverse teams from small size to over 75 people in a matrix arrangement.
? Being a strategic business partner & a results-oriented professional, I have successfully collaborated with the senior management & Boards
to connect with critical challenges and help drive their strategic goals and revenue targets.
? As part of corporate strategy team at Dalmia Bharat, I implemented McKinsey's Portfolio of strategic initiatives, in addition to my
CSR role. At UNDP, I was in charge of private sector engagement for its HIV/AIDS program with government; formulated strategies
on private-public partnerships; reached out to more than 20 organizations and signed up several Mou’s and formal commitments.
? As Group Head of CSR for GE in India, I effectively led CSR and Social impact initiatives for more than 20 entities, including two listed entities
across diversified sectors. Designed and developed a group level CSR SoP and led the entire GE group's CSR compliance. Enabled and
managed critical local stakeholders engagements and interventions for a new manufacturing establishment. Was point person for Business
Responsibility and Sustainability Reporting, diversity, inclusion, sustainability information and reporting, electronic and biowaste management.
? At Dalmia Bharat Group, I laid the foundation for the group’s CSR activities as well as the inception of Dalmia Bharat Group Foundation,
designing the group’s CSR and Sustainability vision and strategy; implementing programmes with far-reaching impact (in health, education,
vocational skilling, livelihoods, sanitation and water) for all the businesses– across 12 sites of Dalmia Bharat Group and initiated the formative
efforts for the sustainability journey of the organization.
? Won the first CSR award for Dalmia Bharat Group - CII-ITC Sustainability Award in 2012.
? Won the Break-Through Project Award for 2012-13 for leading Dalmia Bharat to win the CII-ITC Sustainability Award in 2012.
? In Change Alliance, as part of leadership team, I have successfully led implementation of projects, operations and set up development
consultancy services advisory function comprising of Gender, Diversity, Inclusion, impact assessment and ESG (Environment, Social and
Governance) verticals, creating a foundation for a sustainable business and social impact consultancy organization.
Undergraduate: B.A(Arts& Humanities) from University of Delhi. in 1990
Postgraduate: MBA from Canadian School of Management, Canada in 1997, Masters in International Management, Robert Gordon University, UK, 2012
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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Hindi, Tamil
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