Kuldeep Singh Chauhan – Chief Executive Officer
Kuldeep is associated with Network of Asia & Pacific Producers (NAPP) since it’s inception in various capacities including wide ranging interaction and work with producer organizations across Asia Pacific. Since the beginning Kuldeep has been supporting the governance structure and operational work of NAPP. He along with colleagues was instrumental in establishing and integrating producer led country and regional networks in Asia Pacific region within the NAPP resulting in a strong democratic platform and foundation pillar of the organization. He can be reached at email@example.comRead More
Kuldeep in recent past has handled responsibilities as NAPP Board secretary, Program director – NAPP and Regional general manager of region consisting of India, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan with brief additional responsibility of interim CEO of Asia Pacific region before taking on the current role. He is a engineer and business graduate and in the past has worked with reputed International organisations like Oxfam in India and Leonard Cheshire South Asia office in managerial capacities.
Erwin Novianto – Regional General Manager South East Asia
Erwin Novianto manages the producer support services and programmes that strengthen the national producer network, partnership, and advocacy work across the Southeast Asia region. His expertise includes ethical certification, organisation development, co-operative management, adult education training, and project management. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.orgRead More
Before joining NAPP, Erwin spent seven years with Fairtrade International, as Regional Manager for Southeast Asia and China where his supervised producers service relations in the region. Erwin has worked as a consultant, trainer, and project co-ordinator with international and local NGOs, government bodies in Indonesia and ethical traders from Europe on supply chain development, co-operative education, social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, and sustainable tourism.
Sumedha – Regional General Manager Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Central Asia
Since 2011, Sumedha has been the Regional Managerial consultant for the Producer Services and Relations Unit, covering Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Central Asia. Sumedha is also the Managing Director of ETC Lanka (Private) Limited, a not for profit Sri Lankan management and development consultancy company which was part of ETC International, based in the Netherlands. He can be reached at email@example.comRead More
Sumedha has trained in monitoring and evaluation, training the trainers in participatory rural appraisal, participatory village development planning, participatory monitoring and evaluation, related participatory approaches and Total Quality Management (TQM), in Bolivia, Thailand, USA, India and Nepal.
He has over 30 years of experience in the field of community and rural development. Sumedha has worked on programme evaluation assignments for CARE, World Vision, World University Services Canada, Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka, Upper Water Shed Management Project of the Sri Lankan Department of Animal production and Health, PLAN International, Consortium of Humanitarian Agencies (CHA); Action Contre La Faim, World Food Program, and several private sector organizations.
He holds a certificate in Dairy Management and is a graduate of the Management Development Course conducted by the Training Resource Group USA, and a Certified Trainer in Total Quality Management, Course conducted by Team Technologies USA.