Buvaneswari Duraisamy

Director Of Financial Institutions Services at Water.org

Buvaneswari Duraisamy has extensive work experience in the financial services sector, particularly in microfinance and impact investing. Buvaneswari currently holds the role of Director of Financial Institutions Services at Water.org, where they are responsible for establishing the organization as a credible social enterprise and leading its strategic growth globally. Buvaneswari also serves as Co-Chairman of the Global DEI Committee and Chairman of the POSH Internal Committee India. Prior to their current role, Buvaneswari worked as a Senior Manager in Microlending Partnerships and Program Manager at Water.org. Before joining Water.org, they worked as a Microfinance Product Manager at Development Innovations Group (DIG) and as a Branch Manager at Equitas Micro Finance India Pvt Ltd. Buvaneswari started their career as a Project Executive at DHAN Foundation.

Buvaneswari Duraisamy's education history begins with their high school education at Thiruvalluvar Govt Girls Higher sec. school in Pondicherry. Buvaneswari completed their HSC (Higher Secondary Certificate) degree in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Homescience from 1996 to 1998.

After completing their high school education, they went on to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture at PANDIT JAWAHARLAL NEHRU COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, KARAIKAL. Buvaneswari obtained their Bachelor's degree in Agriculture from 1998 to 2002.

Following their undergraduate studies, Buvaneswari Duraisamy pursued a post-graduate degree in Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. Buvaneswari completed their post-graduate studies from 2002 to 2004.

Later, in 2010 to 2011, they attended the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, where they earned a Certified Expert degree in Microfinance.

Overall, Buvaneswari Duraisamy's education history includes a Certified Expert degree in Microfinance from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, a post-graduate degree in Agriculture from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, and a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture from PANDIT JAWAHARLAL NEHRU COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, KARAIKAL. Before that, they completed their high school education with an HSC degree at Thiruvalluvar Govt Girls Higher sec. school in Pondicherry.

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  • Director Of Financial Institutions Services

    January, 2022 - present

  • Co Chairman The Global DEI Committee

    October, 2021

  • Chairman The POSH Internal Committee India

    August, 2019

  • Senior Manager Microlending Partnerships

    October, 2016

  • Program Manager

    April, 2013