Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Dr. Jyoti Vajpayee
Dr. Jyoti Vajpayee is a public health specialist with 30 years of progressive professional experience working nationally and internationally in the field of family planning, maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS and gender. Additionally, she has 20 years of progressive experience as manager, leader, program developer, strategic planner and technical advisor to multi donor funded large and small projects supported by Multilaterals, Bilaterals, Foundations and Corporates. She has worked as the Country Lead Family Planning for India for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She was in the role to oversee the Family Planning programs across the country, especially the realization of the FP2020 strategy and execution.

Prior to joining the foundation, Dr. Jyoti was the Global Clinical Advisor at Population Services International (PSI), leading the Quality Assurance of RH service Delivery across 14 PSI country platforms. She has also worked for EngenderHealth India as the Country Director. Dr. Vajpayee has published widely in National and International journals. She has an MD in Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. She is a gold medalist from King George’s Medical University, India.
Kaushik Dutta
Elected to the PSI Governing Body earlier in 2007, Kaushik Dutta has been an adviser to PSI India for many years. He is a partner at Price Waterhouse and considered a management expert within India. Kaushik works closely with a number of NGOs on a pro bono basis as a member or a trustee to these organizations and is a visiting faculty of IIM, Lucknow and IIM Bangalore.

He is active at various professional forums on international reporting and governance issues and has prepared a number of research papers for ICAI, ICWA, ICS and Delhi University on various technical issues. He writes frequently in the business columns of leading newspapers on governance and reporting issues. Mr Dutta has co-authored a book titled 'Corporate Governance : Myth to Reality' published by Lexis-Nexis Butterworths, which has been rated by the Global Forum of Corporate Governance, USA as one among the top three books on the subject.
Madhu Bala Nath
Madhu Bala Nath started her career as a women (WID) development officer with the Swedish International Development Authority, (SIDA) in India in the early eighties. In 1986, Madhu moved on to carrying these issues to the policy level working with the United Nations Development Fund for Women, (UNIFEM) as their adviser in India and later on as their adviser for India and Indo China. In 1994 Madhu started her work on HIV/AIDS working first with the UNDP Regional project on HIV and development for Asia and the Pacific and then as the UNIFEM/UNAIDS gender and HIV Adviser based in New York until June 2000.

She has authored two books entitled, “….and then she stirred,” and “From Tragedy Towards Hope.” Two capacity building tools namely a training manual on “Gender, HIV/AIDS and Human Rights” and a resource guide on “How to Empower Women to Negotiate Safe Sex”, have also be authored by her after continuous field testing of these resources on the ground.

She worked with UN Women in South Asia from May 2009 to May 2012 as their Regional Policy Adviser providing policy advice in the five pillars of the work of UN Women namely:

- Violence against Women
- Governance
- Women Peace and Security
- National Planning and Budgeting
- Economic Empowerment

Madhu is now serving as a director on the board of directors of four organisations namely HPL Power, Charities Aid Foundation, HIV/AIDS Alliance and Population Services International and is on the advisory committee of two organisations namely Girl Rising and Global Health Strategies.
Sanjay Chaganti
Sanjay Chaganti evolved from being a program head to a senior Asia Technical Director and subsequently became a motivational workshop leader; a coach/mentor for many across the world. He holds a Masters degree in Economics and another in Communications Management from prominent US University. Mr Chaganti wears many hats including a Hay Consulting certified transformational coach, a licensed trainer for various ‘Heal Your Life’ workshops and board member supporting organizational transformation in Cambodia and India. He is passionate about helping professionals transform themselves to lead more productive and fulfilling lives both at work and beyond.
S. V. Sista
Known to his friends as ‘Bobby’, S.V. Sista is a doyen of the advertising industry in India. He was awarded the ABBY Distinctive Recognition Award for his contribution to the Advertising Industry by the Ad Club, Mumbai, on 16th March, 2003. However, he had followed his heart and left his full time work as an Ad-Man in 1998 to work for social welfare of people of India.

He is associated with a number of NGOs including Anga Karunya Kendra, Action Aid, Partners in Change and i-Congo (Indian Confederation of NGOs). He is the founder and Executive Trustee of Population First – a communications initiative for a balanced, planned and stable population in India.
Venugopal Menon
Venugopal Menon former Chief Officer Learning & Performance, PSI India led an eventful professional journey, spanning over three decades, where he performed at various levels of leadership, including a 19-year stint with the pharmaceutical industry. His development sector expedition started with PSI in 1998 where he took regional sales to the next level in the capacity of Regional Sales Manager and climbed the ladder to become the Director, Sales Management. At this juncture, he also marshalled the Condom Social Marketing project and Program Income until 2012. He was also associated with project Operation Lighthouse and CONNECT in the capacity of Operations Director and Cost Centre Head at the Core Offices in Mumbai and Bangalore. In 2012, he took a break from PSI and gave a shot at entrepreneurship. PSI came calling again, as in late 2014 he started consulting for PSI. In 2016, Venu resumed full-time service at its India office as Chief Officer Learning & Performance and stayed until his retirement in 2018.

Venu is a seasoned executive who is recognized for his operational strategies and consistent performance on bottom line targets. He currently is the Business partner for Femcure Remedies LLP.
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