ASK Governing Board comprises of experienced and credible members from diverse sectors including civil society leaders, practitioners, academician and finance professionals with deep expertise and broad knowledge of the development sector in India. The Board provides advice and guidance to the organisation.

Father Mathew Kayany


Father Kayany is the member of Diocese Of Varanasi. He is been in the development sector for last 35 years and been working for various issues with NGOs nationally and internationally

Dr. aqueel khan


Dr. Aqueel Ahmed Khan is the Director of ASK. He is also the Managing Director of Mitrata Inclusive Financial Services Ltd. He holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work (1988) and a PhD in Women Empowerment (1999) from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. As a social development professional, he has worked in the development sector for 30 years on social and economic issues related to women development and empowerment.

bindiya rawat


Bindiya heads the Research Practice at ASK Training & Learning, that works closely with Foundations, Civil Society Organisations and Multi-laterals to deliver impact. Bindiya has over 18+ years of experience spanning consulting, research and monitoring & evaluation at ASK. Bindiya holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from University of Delhi and is an alumna of the Refugee Studies Centre’s School on Forced Migration, University of Oxford. 

Dr. sant Kumar Prasad

executive member

Dr. Sant Kumar Prasad is an Associate Professor in the Department of Rural Management and an Assistant Coordinator, Development Resource Centre at XISS, Ranchi. Dr. Prasad obtained his PhD degree from Ranchi University

sudhir ahuja

executive member

Mr. Ahuja is a post graduate from Delhi university and  has a rich experience of  35 years in the field of marketing and enterprise management. He is an entrepreneur and strayed his own enterprise DOT system to engage youth in technology innovation and product development and marketing.

pradeep vinayak

executive member

Mr. Vinayak is trained social worker. He has done his Masters in Medicine (Psychiatry) and was a reaercher for mental health with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

B. Ravishankar

Executive Member

Mr. Ravishankar is a professional Chartered Accountant with a diverse experience in various field