Nishant has extensive experience living in 9 different countries (in North America, Europe, Asia, the Pacific and Africa), and working in many more. Initially beginning his career in the private sector as an Industrial Designer, Nishant designed and engineered consumer products, but consulted for various development organizations in Canada. He then left the private sector to pursue an MBA in Economic Development in the US and then began working for various INGOs, from the US in emergency relief, Bangladesh as an Economic Development Advisor, and then from Papua New Guinea where he oversaw the Resilience and Livelihood’s portfolio in the Pacific. Nishant now manages the Somali Response Innovation Lab and works to support innovation in the Somali context.
Somali Response Innovation Lab (SomRIL), Manager