Achin Biyani

National Program Manager  

A finance professional, Achin brings in 15+ years of experience of working across infrastructure and development sector. He has worked extensively for multi-donor agencies and NGOs, such as, DFID, The World Bank, AFD,  ADB, JICA, HCL Foundation, among others, building strong working relationships, and a reputation for flexibility and responsiveness to client needs. He specializes in program management looking after various aspects, such as, reporting, financial management, project administration, procurement, recruitment, technical delivery, risk management, among others. Over the years, he has led setting up & management of PMUs for donor agencies (ADB, DFID) and government departments at central (DEA, Ministry of Finance) and state level (CPPGG, Government of Uttarakhand). 

He possesses deep understanding of working across the sectors (Health, Transport, Urban, Rural, WASH, Renewable Energy, etc.) and holds experience in dealing with cross-cutting aspects, such as governance and oversight, policy / regulations research, transaction advisory, stakeholder engagement and carrying out evaluation studies. He holds an MBA degree from Faculty of Management Studies, university of Delhi. Achin is driven by sports – not just the adrenalin rush of it, but also the sweat and the tears behind the game, as he enjoys all forms of sports, specifically outdoor; be it tennis, cricket, soccer, squash, cycling and / or running.