Raj Gilda, a banker turned social entrepreneur, is Co-Founder of Lend A Hand India, an NGO engaged in integrating vocational training as part of mainstream secondary school education. He was recently appointed as a member of National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) by Government of India and an advisor to the “Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyaan (RMSA)”, Government of Maharashtra. Raj has 20 years of varied experience in the fields of banking, insurance, and information technology including working with Citibank, Deloitte Consulting in New York and National Stock Exchange and IL&FS in Mumbai. He is an Electronics Engineer from the University of Pune, CFA, and MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.