Our Team

At Lotus Learning Foundation (LLF), we have a deep commitment to social welfare. Drawn from distinct domains, including business and academia, each person in our team brings together personal and professional experience to create and manage programs that go on to enhance our portfolio.

Led by Ms. Poonam Mittal, with over 20 years of experience in education, entrepreneurship and social work, the team has made its mission to bring not just quantitative but qualitative changes in villages they adopt.

Special educator from Rohempton University, London, Academician, Environmentalist, Lawyer and an MBA in Finance, she is the one who saw a need for bringing about changes in the way we perceive and utilize human potential. She saw an opportunity where individuals can create a happy and fulfilling lives for themselves. She wanted to look beyond charity and rather wanted to inculcate a sense of values, respect and pride in the environment we inhabit and potential we possess.
Founder, LLF
CA by profession, he is the founder of Kloud Kitchen, which caters towards providing a kitchen delivery system. With his expertise in managing large scale financial operations, he plays an important advisory role in not just garnering, but also in managing and allocating resources for the various programs conducted by Lotus learning foundation.
Co-Founder, LLF
Working in the domain of digital education, she brings with her, a natural expertise in curriculum planning and development and also in the field of program management. Her exposure to grassroot issues comes from her days spent volunteering for various foundations. At Lotus learning foundation, she helps plan & manage fundraising initiatives.
Associate Director, LLF
CEO & Founder of Financepeer, an Artificial Intelligence based peer to peer lending platform, his vision is to reduce the existing economic disparity deeply prevalent in India. An IITB alumnus, he comes backed by strong experience in the Financial-Technology industry. Having completed his Entrepreneurial Studies from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, he focuses on creating a wide digital footprint for Lotus learning foundation and also works on resource mobilization.
Director, LLF
A student of Masters in International Law and Diplomacy at Fletcher School, Boston, he has completed his education in High impact philanthropy from University of Pennsylvania. At LLF, he brings his experience of understanding the problems at grassroots and then creating effective solutions to address them.
Director, LLF
Advocate by profession, he has been a major protagonist in organising various International Moot Courts and workshops related to United Nations in his University. At LLF, he helps to strategize foundations various programs and their implementation roadmap. He also manages the International Relations for the Foundation.
Pururuch Kehar
Executive Director, LLF
Miray Salman is a Communication, Culture, and Management student at Zeppelin University in Germany. An active supporter of women and migrants, she organizes projects for equality through access to future skills and tech skills. Miray has proved her expertise in those fields in several organizations and institutions. She has also had several professional insights through internships at the strategy and digitalization departments of Audi AG, the German-American Fulbright Commission, Škoda Auto a.s., the European Parliament, American Jewish Committee amongst others. She is a Young Leaders Bursary holder at the Zeppelin University and a Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum.
Miray Salman
Eda Nur Yilar is a Master of Global Studies student in her final semester and Director at the Sakura Peace Institute. She has worked amongst others in institutions like Konrad-Adenauer Foundation, Hitachi Europe, Volkswagen Group, the Christian Democrat Party, Jeutter Consulting, and the Federal Foreign Office. She has worked as a volunteer on mentoring migrant children and supporting empathy in multicultural societies.
Eda Nur Yilar
Basil is studying Business Innovation at the University of St. Gallen and working part-time at IBM, which represents his interest in new, technology-enhanced ways of doing business. In his opinion, there is enormous potential in using advanced technology to tackle societal and environmental challenges. He firmly believes that the work within various SDG's can be supported by Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure (SDG 9). He'd like to use this year's World Economic Forum to meet like-minded people, broaden his horizons, and exchange thoughts.
Basil Weiss
After high school Thomas served in the special operations division of the German Army. He studied history and literature at the Free and Humboldt universities in Berlin. He has worked in education, teaching at vocational colleges; in humanitarian relief, working the logistics of refugee camps; and for several non-profits, developing and implementing strategy.
Thomas Bensch
Lotus Learning Foundation
Direct Beneficiaries
Indirect Beneficiaries
Students in Lotus Krishna Vidya Bhawan