Nayan, a Risk Management specialist and social entrepreneur, has over 35 years of international banking experience. He has expertise in building links between organisations including NGOs multinational corporations, and government officials. Nayan is the Special Representative for the Rotary International and its charity branch The Rotary Foundation, as well as, volunteering his time on humanitarian efforts internationally.

He has been heavily involved in advocacy for the Rotary’s flagship international programme to eradicate polio globally, and as an advisor to The Rotary India Literacy Mission to help eradicate illiteracy and poverty in the Indian sub-continent. He serves on the International Advisory Board at Somerville College, University of Oxford providing direction and advice on their Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development.

Nayan is also a Trustee of Council for Education in the Commonwealth, a parliament based NGO, and was formerly Trustee of EDV Global Foundation, an NGO dedicated to help prevent domestic violence and abuse against women and children worldwide. He is a current patron for Medical Aid Films which uses media to transform health and wellbeing of women and children globally, and also an advisor to MPower India that helps end prejudice around mental health.