Sreeni Narayanan is the Founder and Group Managing Director of Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST), an innovative and capacity-building international non-government organization (NGO) that promotes sustainable practices to partner development organizations.
A Chemical Engineer by profession with an MBA from the Asian Institute of Management tucked under his belt, he has led ASSIST in managing projects in over 20 countries across Asia and maintaining offices in four – the Philippines, its headquarters; India; Vietnam; and, Cambodia.
Alongside these development partnerships, he has led organization’s Social Actions projects, which are all internally conceptualized and independently managed by ASSIST with the aim of challenging conventional thinking, sparking positive change, and building enduring cooperation for progress in areas such as education, technology, human rights, environment, among others.
He is also behind ASSIST’s other social ventures, which include Impact Magazine (formerly ‘AsianNGO Magazine’), a first-of-its-kind mixed media magazine that aims to provide NGOs opportunities to find funds, partners and relevant learning resources for better organizational and program management.
He currently sits as a Board Member of Hub of Innovation for Inclusion – an innovation space for social good in De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde to provide an open platform for collaboration and mentoring of ideators.