Hisham Mandol leads the Strategy and Partnerships team at Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF). He started his career in the private sector, working in sales, marketing and consulting with Unilever, WorldTel, Accenture and Infosys. His switch to the development sector began with the Government of India’s National AIDS Control Program, where he headed up the national condoms programme. He also set up Wikimedia Foundation’s operations in India, to drive free knowledge through projects like Wikipedia in South Asia. Hisham is an Economics graduate and has a management degree.