Trishna joins the Arts and Culture Finance team as Investment Manager for the Cultural Impact Development Fund (CIDF)

She is responsible for overall management of the investment portfolio, overseeing due diligence processes, and developing proposals for large, complex deals. She has five years of experience transforming charity business models, building financial management capacity, and connecting traditional grant making efforts with innovative social investments.

Prior to joining Nesta, Trishna was a lead consultant at a community development financial institution in New York City. In this role she provided strategic financial management advice and technical assistance to healthcare, arts and culture, government, and philanthropic organisations across the United States. She holds a Master of Science in charity management and global development from Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment, and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from New York University.