Prominent business leader Koosum Kalyan joins the Global Board of The Hunger Project.

June 16, 2020

The Hunger Project is pleased to welcome prominent business leader, Koosum Kalyan, as a newly appointed member of our Global Board of Directors. A South African citizen, Ms. Kalyan is a dedicated changemaker in Africa. She served as a Senior Business Development Manager of African Exploration Oil and Gas of Shell International Exploration from 2000 to 2008. Prior to joining Shell, she was Senior Economist at the Chamber of Mines of South Africa and was an economist at the Electricity Commission of Victoria in Australia. Ms. Kalyan serves on numerous boards and advisory councils in the private sector, and is the co-founder of the Kendra Business Forum in Durban, a non-profit organization that promotes entrepreneurship and women’s leadership. She holds a Bcom. degree in Law and an Honors in Economics from the University of Durban-Westville.  We look forward to welcoming Ms. Kalyan’s leadership on the Global Board.