Our Team

Akshita Jain

Senior Executive (Accounts)

As Senior Executive (Accounts) at ACCESS Health International, Akshita Jain assists the finance team through operational support of all global finance functions. She has five years of experience as an Accounts Executive from several different organizations. She holds a Master’s degree in commerce from IGNOU University.

Bela Sehgal

Director, Human Resources

Bela Sehgal is responsible for the overall human resources function at ACCESS Health International and is based out of New Delhi. She is a human resources professional with over forty years of experience within the development sector. Bela has worked with both international and national non- government organisations.

Biswajeet Chatterjee

Global CFO

Biswajeet Chatterjee has more than thirty years of industry experience including implementation of best practices in finance, corporate governance, merger and acquisitions, business valuation, business restructuring, and change management. Previously, he worked with global businesses including BOC Gases, EI DuPont, Kelly Services and Mother Dairy Group. He is also the author of several books in contemporary business and finance.

Jitender Kumar Sharma

Sr Manager – Finance and Compliance

As Senior Manager – Finance and Compliance, Jitender Sharma is responsible for managing the operations of global finances and compliances at ACCESS Health International. He is a finance professional and comes with over eight years of industry experience. He is a qualified chartered accountant. Jitender received his degree from Delhi University.

Kailash Sharma

Senior Executive Accounts

Kailash Sharma is the Senior Executive Accounts of ACCESS Health International. He is responsible for global financing, banking, and accounting. Kailash has over six years of experience in finance. He previous worked with Ajay Aditya and Company, a leading chartered accountant firm in Delhi as Manager, Accounts and Audit. Kailash holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Delhi and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Finance at Sikkim Manipal University.

Lakshmi Shanthi

Senior Executive (Compliance and Human Resources)

Lakshmi Shanthi manages the compliance processes and support human resources function at ACCESS Health International and oversees the maintenance and management of facilities, operations, and activities across ACCESS Health programs globally. Lakshmi holds a Master’s degree in Biotechnology from the University College for Women, Osmania University, Hyderabad.

Shivani Chauhan

Executive Administrative Assistant

Shivani Chauhan works with the ACCESS Health International India Team. She manages the facilities and operations of the New Delhi office. She provides assistance to the Country Director and overall India team regarding administration. Previously, she worked in the Hospitality Industry. Shivani has a Bachelor’s degree in English Honors from Delhi University.

Stuti Shukla

Communications Consultant

Stuti Shukla is a Communications Consultant at ACCESS Health India. She has worked on several research projects at ACCESS Health, some in collaboration with other development sector organizations. Before joining ACCESS Health, Stuti worked as a journalist in Mumbai with The Indian Express, a reputed national newspaper in India. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Mumbai University and a Post Graduate in Public Policy and Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

Uma Aysola

Head, Alliances and Partnerships

Dr. Uma Aysola heads up alliances and partnerships at ACCESS Health India and is responsible for networking and relationship management with key government and corporate sector clients. As part of her role, she engages with state governments, pharmaceutical industries, multinational companies, and technical institutions to mobilize investments and action towards ACCESS Health’s overall vision.