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Our Team

We support environmental awareness, just business practices, and health, and our selections illustrate that.

Tisser India is tightly weaved with a bunch of creative individuals from diverse backgrounds, who bring their experiences and quirks to play. These individuals are clustered in teams, as per function.

-Advisory Board-

An Advisory  team which looks over the macro of our activities and mentors for the whole team to stay close to the vision and mission in all our pursuits.

Kirti Mishra
Advisory Group
Kirti is the Cofounder and Director of Ecociate, a knowledge organisation having expertise and experience in sectors like Rural Enterprise, Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Nutrition.
Gayathri Kalia
Advisory Board Member

Leadership in connecting people , private , government and technology for public service delivery.

Rukaiya Joshi
Advisory Board Member

Former Professor and Chairperson for Center of Education in Social Sector at SPJIMR,

Narender Kumar
Advisory Board Member (Community Institutions)

My name is Narender Kumar. I am currently an Advisory Board member at Tisser Artisan Trust. 

Ramakrishna (Ram) NK
Advisory Board Member

In 2008, co-founded Rang De, India’s trusted peer to peer lending platform that enables everyday citizens to invest in entrepreneurs from low-income backgrounds and create sustainable livelihoods. 

-Core Management-

A core management team comprising of the founder and other highly professional committed team members  

Dr Megha Phansalkar

“I like work it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours”

 Urban Regional Planner with an experience of 20 years in the development sector. 

Nutan Kajbaje
Core Management (Design and Development)

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”

A fashion and textile designer, 

-Cluster & Projects-

A Cluster Team includes coordinators  who provides as a link between Tisser’s vision and the regional coordinators of rural clusters. They chalk out activities, plan training sessions, assign responsibilities on the work site and ensure a smooth run with partners and artisans. They are the real providers when it comes to ensuring comfort to artisans to be able to participate and benefit.

Madhavi P. Maynil
Cluster Coordinator
I am a Post Graduate in Applied Chemistry (Textiles).
Anand Subhash Waghmare
Institutional Development

I am Anand Subhash Waghmare, I have become MSW and I have almost 19 years of experience in the social field

Manoj Yeole
Cluster Manager

“Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success”.

My name is Manoj Yeole.

Yojna Shivaji Wakchaure
Project Developer and Designer

” You are the greatest project you will ever work on”

Hello Everyone, I’m Yojna Shivaji Wakchaure. I work as a project developer and designer.

-Design & Products-

A design team which does the integral part of understanding the cultural background of an art form, translate into product designs in accordance with the market and communicate it to our artisans. With a mix of established architects and design graduates, they are credit to the craft and aesthetic of our products.

Pratiksha Jadhav
Lead Designer (Fabric)

“You don’t know the impact of your work, until you see a smile.”

My Name is Pratiksha Jadhav, The Textile Designer with Tisser. 

Radhika Thakur
Interior Designer

Hello! My name is Radhika Thakur and I work with Tisser in the capacity of an Interior Designer. 

Asim Samad
Lead Designer (Wood)

“Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” Thats what my moto is.

My name is M. Asim Shaikh. I am the Product Developer of Tisser. 

Ruby Mourya
Fashion Designer

“Sometime you gotta create what you want to be part of.”

Fashion design is the art of applying design and natural beauty to clothing and its accessories

Vaibhav Chouhan
Senior Artist and Trainer

“While painting i discover what I really want to say”

I am vaibhav Singh Chouhan, working as an artist from almost seven years

Ramzan Ali
Head Master/Tailor

Hello My name is Ramzan Ali. I have been working for several years in TAT.

Chetan Nirmal
Assistant Tailor

Hello My name is Chetan Nirmal. I am an Assistant Tailor in Tisser Artisans Trust.

Anshul Singh
Merchandiser & Ast.Production management

Hi my name is Anshul Singh. I work in Tisser as a Merchandiser and Assistant Production Management.

Pooja Ravanang
Textile Designer

“Imagination is the beginning of creation”

Hello my name is Pooja Ravanang and I work with Tisser as a textile designer.

Amaresh Singh

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things”

Hello my name is Amaresh Singh and i work with Tisser as Merchandiser

-Operations & Admin -

An Operations  team,  looks over the meticulous task of managing funds in the long and short of it, from the pay of artisans to the funding from partners, investors, brands etc. Despite being in the challenging business of sustaining livelihoods for a young company, the details of sheets and the statements always tally to its T.

Shirin Siddiqui
Team manager / Hr

“Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle.” Is the motto for my Life.

My name is Shirin Siddiqui..

Rahul Gavankar
Account Assistant

Hello ! Rahul Gavankar here and I work with Tisser as an Accountant Assistant. I did Bachelor and Masters Degree in Commerce.

Tejal Niwas Aparadh
Account And Admin Executive

Hello, My Name is Tejal Niwas Aparadh and I work with Tisser in the capacity of an Account And Admin Executive.

-Regional Team-

A Regional Coordinators team, our first touch base with the artisans fill the gap between the needs of artisans and the vision of Tisser India. They are the best friends of our artisans, for they get the chance to interact most with them for fun or an addressal. While sharing laughs with the artisan team, they also document their stories of impact with pictures, videos, or by lending a compassionate ear.

Yakub Mohammad
Coordinator (West Region)

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”

My name is Yakub Mohammed.

Sursesh Madan
Coordinator (East Region)

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself”.

My name is Suresh Madan.

-Marketing & Sales-

A Marketing & Sales team which finds and audience for our products. With a mix of online and offline strategies, word-of-mouth and curated campaigns, the marketing team swooshes its wand to scale the love and labour of our artisans.

Fatema Nalwala
Sales Supervisor

“Success is neither magical nor mysterious. It is natural consequence of consistency applying basics fundamentals”.

My name is Fatema Nalwala.

Sharmila Kamat
Sales Representative

Sharmila much opposite to her name, the iron lady of pinkathon who along with Mr. Milind soman revolutionized the idea of pinkathon – an opportunity for women to come out of their cocoons and shine bright.

Milind Mane
Business Development and Sales Manager

Hello my name is Milind Mane and I work with Tisser as a Business Development and Sales Manager.

Roshni Umesh Kothari
Social Media Manager

“Focus on how to be social, not on how to do social”

Hello, I am Roshni Kothari.

I am a social media manager and content writer at Tisser Artisan Trust.

Vivek Singh
Website Manager

“Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge.” – Isaac Bashevis Singer

Hello to the person reading this, My name is Vivek Singh. I work as a Website Manager and Digital Marketer in Tisser.

Asgar Khan
E commerce Executive

“Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.”.

My name is Asgar Khan. I work in Tisser Artisans Trust as E commerce Executive.

-Palava store team-

Pooja Kalpande
Store Manager

Hello, my name is pooja kalpande and i have been working in a tisser store as a store manager for the last 3 years.

-Tisser's Interns-

Rishi Talreja
Fashion Designer

“Inspiration not just a word But a deep Observation”

Hello My Name Is Rishi Talreja I am Working with Tisser India as a Fashion Designer Intern. 

Praniti Rahate
Textile Designer

“Great personal style is an extreme curiosity about yourself”

Hii my name is Praniti Rahate.

Seema Pal
Fashion Designer

“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak”

Hi my name is Seema Pal and I work with Tisser as a intern fashion designer.

Anjali Jaiswar
Fashion Designer

“Happy people are always beautiful”

 Hello my name is Anjali Jaiswar I work with Tisser as a intern fashion designer. 

Kajal Patwa
Fashion Designer

“A Smile Is An Adorable Thing You Can Wear On”

Hello my name is Kajal Patwa I work with Tisser as a intern fashion designer.

Pranali Pajave
Textile Designer

“Design is not just what i looks like & feels like. design is how it works”

Hi, My name is Pranali Pajave. I work with intern textile designer.

Gayatri Mone
Textile Designer

“The best way to promote handcrafted textiles is to wear them!”

My name is Gayatri Mone , I am a Textile Designer at Tisser.