Manas Nanda is a current MBA student at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. He is a recipient of the Louis Dreyfus Foundation- Weidenfeld Scholarship, awarded for public leadership in the area of sustainable development. Working as a Manager with the Art of Living Foundation, Manas has had a wide range of experience in working with marginalized sections of rural India in areas such as agriculture, clean energy, health, education and livelihood.
Before joining the development sector, Manas worked as a Credit Analyst in the Research and Ratings division of Standard & Poor’s India. Manas has around five years’ experience in the financial services sector, analysing equity and debt instruments . He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute USA. He has received a Bachelors in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU).