Raj Gilda is a banker turned social entrepreneur and co-Founder of Lend A Hand India, an NGO focused on providing vocational education as part of high school curriculum across India. He has worked across Asia, Europe and North America. Prior to leaving corporate sector in 2011 to focus full time on Lend A Hand India, he spent ten years in New York working with Citibank and Deloitte Consulting. Raj is a former General Body member of National Skill Development Agency (NSDA) appointed by Gov of India. His team currently works across 22 states in India providing technical and project management support to state governments to scale up vocational education in the state. He was also selected by the UK Government, as a Chevening Gurukul Scholar (2012) at the London School of Economics. He is Electronics Engineer from University of Pune and MBA from University of Texas at Austin.