Kusum is our co-founder and inspiration for the entire team. Kusum has spent her entire life in the service of others through teaching, social development, and women empowerment. She decided to put her skills from social work and education to create Idex as a vehicle to bring cultures and people around the world together and make an impact on a global scale.
CEO Ninad is a co-founder of Idex, serial entrepreneur and bestselling author . As President of the International Volunteer Travel Association , Ninad is the primary voice of volunteer travel globally and speaks to educate people worldwide on this wonderful form of travel. He is also the Chief Learner of the organization and encourages his team to continuously upgrade their skills and innovate for a greater impact on the world.
Central Services Office
Amit is in the Marketing & Business Development team at Idex. He has been with Idex for a pretty long time and has managed almost all functions with us. He always strives to provide the best customer experience to the travellers. As a person, he is really focussed on whatever he does. He loves to travel and believes in exploring new places.
Manoj has done Masters Degree in Social Work and started his Career with Nobel Peace Laureate Mr. Kailash Satyrthi. Since 2. 2005, he has been working at various positions in Idex and presently, he is taking care of Volunteering program in the position of Program Manager – Volunteering. He has good understanding and experience working with international volunteers in different streams and varied locations across south east Asia, including India.
Manprakash is the financial eyes and ears of Idex. He enjoys his work and provide accurate data to the team for helping them make sound decisions.Teamwork and co-operation are his core values and he manages the complexities of international business transactions of Idex across 43 countries of the world.
Vishnu is working in Idex since year 2015 and he is working in our accounts department.
Arushi is having a B.Tech. degree but destiny invited her into the wonderful world of travel. Since then, there is no looking back! She considers herself to be a work-oriented person possessing assets of intellectual knowledge, sociability, and ability to do work in odd circumstances. She works whole-heartedly in every activity taken up and thereby achieves excellence. She loves meeting new people, travelling and exploring new places.
Devanshu comes from an engineering background and is our sales manager. He loves new challenges and out of the box thinking. He is a passionate biker, an animal lover and a gym-goer.
In-Field Team Leaders
Sudarshan Holds Diploma in Hospitality Management and Advanced Diploma in Business Management and having overall experience of 12 years in Hospitality industries and working at Idex as a Location Manager since August 2019.
Rumira holds a degree in Master of Social work. She holds a diploma in Human Resource Management. And has been working for Idex since April 2019.
Manu Mayank Dadhich
Manu Mayank holds Advanced Diploma in Business Management & Executive Leadership. Having multi-industry experience of 9+ years in Brand Management. Since September 2019, he is working with Idex as Location Manager.
Thatsani (Fon) has been working at Idex as a Location Manager since 2018.
Tran Hoang Thuong
Thuong graduated university with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration and Has been working as a Location Manager since 2017.
Anil Holds a degree in Travel and Tourism and has been working at Idex since May 2017
Volunteer Support Team
Pham Thi My Diep
Diep has been working at Idex as a Project Coordinator since May of 2019. Graduated in Ho Chi Minh of Education with bachelor of Russian and English languages 2017.
Nelufer holds a degree in Bachelor of Computer Applications. She has been working with Idex since May 2019. She helps volunteers in the lesson planning.
Rinku has been working at Idex in the capacity of Project Coordinator since 2012 and knowledgeable of lesson planning and organizing activities for volunteers and taking them for excursions.
Priya has been working at Idex in the capacity of Project Coordinator since 2010 and knowledgeable of lesson planning and organizing activities for volunteers.
Ngima Tashi Sherpa
Ngima Holds a degree in Travel and Tourism and is working at Idex since June 2017.
Bishal has been working at Idex since July 2018 and is engaged with teaching project. He has done 10+2 in Hotel Management.
Nawang Thupten Sherpa
Nawang has been working at Idex since July 2018 and is engaged with teaching project. He has done 10+2 in Hotel Management.
Lhakpa Kanchhi Sherpa
Lhakpa Holds a degree in Social Work and she has been working at Idex since July this year and is engaged with the Women Empowerment project.
Chathurika has been working at Idex in the capacity of Project Coordinator since 2016 and knowledgeable of lesson planning and organizing activities for volunteers.
Nattha (Natty) has been working at Idex as a Coordinator since July 2019.
Paemika (Mo) has been working at Idex as a Coordinator since May 2019.
Wiraya (Benze) has been working at Idex as a Project Coordinator since July 2019.
Logistics Handling Team
Nguyen Thi Le
Le has been working with IDEX since 2016 and she has 8 years of experience working at the bank.
Tran Thi Van
Van has overall experience of 15 years in retaurants as a professional chef and working with IDEX since 2016.
Gajanand is the driver at Goa Majorda Camp. He has been working with Idex since 2004. Also he stays overnight in the camp.
Prakash is the cook at Goa Majorda Camp. She has been working with Idex since 2003. Also she stays overnight in the camp and takes care of Housekeeping operations as well.
Shamshad has been working with Idex since 2012 and is involved in helping volunteer's with the Women Empowerment project.
Ranjeet has been working at Idex since August 2019. Takes care of Housekeeping operations and stays overnight in the camp.
Smajhana lama Tamang
Lama is been working at Idex in the capacity of Cook since 7 years.
Sudip has been working at Idex in the capacity of Kitchen helper since 7 years and stays overnight in the camp.
Bhawani has been working in the capacity of Housekeeper since 7 years.
Manori has been working at Idex in the capacity of Head Cook since 2015 and stays overnight in the camp and takes care of Housekeeping operations as well
Mookhalin (Mook) has been working at Idex as a Cook
Kittikorn (Earth) has been employed at Idex as a Housekeeper since 2018.