Our team

Our Executive Leadership Team

Meet our Executive Leadership Team: a diverse group of leaders who inspire our international workforce and supporters to create better futures for children in low-resource environments.

Swetha Prakash

40K Group CEO. Swetha has a wealth of experience in product design, business development and leadership across the EdTech sector. She holds Masters degrees in both Mathematics and Learning Sciences.

Max Rosburger

Country Head – Cambodia. Max is a serial entrepreneur and Co-President of La French Tech Cambodian hub. He is also a casual adviser to the governments of Cambodia and Laos. Max holds a Masters degree in Entrepreneurship.

Bharathy Venkat

Head of Programs. Bharathy is an education expert with over 20 years’ experience in English Language Teaching, special education, and training and community work. Bharathy has a Masters degree in Psychology.

Shruti Saravanan

Engineering & HR Manager. Shruti has a Bachelor of Engineering degree with over six years’ experience in information technology and business management. Shruti is also an educator and yoga instructor.

Lisa Colquhoun

Head of Foundation. Lisa is an experienced not-for-profit fundraising and marketing specialist, and a sessional academic. She is currently completing a PhD on youth and gender in rural Indonesia.

Our Board

The 40K Foundation is very fortunate to be supported by an impressive Board of Directors with wide-ranging experience across diverse industries. We thank each of them for volunteering their time, expertise and resources to help us achieve our mission.

Clary Castrission

Chairperson. Consultant, Boston Consulting Group.

Dr. Paul Kidson

Director. Lecturer, Australian Catholic University.

Trish Clancy

Director. Managing Director & Partner, Boston Consulting Group.

Andrew Hipsley

Director. Executive Director, McDonalds Holdings (Japan).

Bernard Ferguson

Director. Senior Program Manager, Canva.

Allanna Firth

Director. Director -Data & Analytics, EY Analytics (Asia-Pacific).

Gordon Stalley

Director. Managing Director, Premier Fire.

Jenny Ngov

Director. Senior Manager – Business Risk & Advisory, Protiviti.