Bhawani Singh Shekhawat



Bhawani Singh Shekhawat is the CEO of the Akshaya Patra Foundation based in London, UK wherein he oversees the strategy, execution and advocacy for the foundation’s mission and activities. Prior to his leadership role at Akshaya Patra, he worked in senior regional and global leadership roles with Nielsen, Reckitt Benckiser and Coca-Cola. An international speaker, he regularly speaks at conferences and events globally whilst also advising Boards and senior leadership as a coach and mentor. He also serves as visiting faculty at leading Business Schools and speaks on Leadership, Social Enterprise and Innovation.

"Collaborate, Co-create and Innovate to Serve- From Charity to Social Enterprise"

Abstract: Given the number of challenges we face today, it is virtually impossible to tackle them with solutions of yesterday. In fact, the reason we have far ranging social inequity, challenges with health and nutrition, poverty and climate change are because the old models are failing us. We need a significant change in the way we view the world and work of NGOs, Charities and Social Enterprises. The world needs better solutions