Pradeep B. Nair, based in New Delhi is regional director, Ford Foundation. Ford has over 65 years of history in the region and continues to play an important role in the social sector. Pradeep has over 20 years of private and nonprofit experience, having worked primarily in the US and India. With engineering and management degrees, he started his career in the strategy and technology space, in Silicon Valley. Most recently, based in New York, he worked with Paul Volcker, where his work was primarily focused on addressing solutions for the high-risk areas in the US government.