The Bangalore team

In Bangalore, three members work to support our local partners.

In France, the members of the OFI office are all volunteers and actively contribute their skills to develop the actions of the association and support the field team.

benjamine oberoi

Benjamine OBEROÏ

Co-chair
Founder of OFI

30 years ago, and after completing his doctorate in education, Benjamine chose to live in Bangalore. Recognized by international donors as a consultant in sustainable development, Benjamine offers her field expertise for the collaborative work of project formalization of partner NGOs.

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Krishna

PRASAD

Administrative Officer

Krishna Prasad joined the ranks of OFI in March 2018. A graduate of the University of Bangalore in Computer Operations and Software, he is responsible for everything related to IT at OFI. He manages all the local administrative part as well as the animation of social networks and accounting.

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Jimmy Cherian

Project coordinator

A former IT Executive, Jimmy joined OFI in Oct 2021 and is responsible for Fund Generation, Project Conceptualization, Coaching NGOs, Planning, Monitoring and Reporting all the projects. Jimmy is well versed with the Social Development Sector in India and has extensive experience on various Social programs covering Skill Development, Rural Development & Sustainability. Jimmy lives in Bangalore, India. 

The team in France

Michel cotillon
stephanie durand-gosselin
nicole benayoun

Michel COTILLON

Co-chair
Responsible for civic services

A former entrepreneur, Michel lived and worked for many years in India, in Bangalore. He is now in charge of relations with the civic service agency and of training new volunteers before departure.

Michele LOBJOIS

Michèle
LOBJOIS

Co-chair
Treasurer

Stéphanie

DURAND-GASELIN

Co-chair

Head of companies, Stéphanie is at the crossroads of all the information of the association. She is also in charge of communication.

Elizabeth WALTON

Elizabeth

WALTON

Co-chair
 

Nicole

BENAYOUN

Co-chair

Assistant Treasurer

Mathematics teacher, Nicole held the position of treasurer for 10 years with rigorous accounting and involvement in the choices of the projects carried out. She still continues to support OFI as vice-treasurer.

Michèle worked for 10 years as Administrative and Financial Director in an architectural firm in Paris and in 1991 created an SME management consulting company. Thanks to its professionalism, OFI is able to vouch for international donors.

30 years after graduating from ESCP, Elizabeth now works as a supply chain manager for IBM. Involved since 2002 for the methodological support of partner NGOs, it combines its managerial and methodological skills for the smooth running of the projects carried out.

Eric Margontier

Eric
MARGONTIER

Co-chair
 

Eric is a lead in security management and works for a transportation company. He has spent 3 years in India and while there, volunteered for several small NGOs until joining OFI. At OFI, Eric works on integration of "civic service" and is the website master.

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Delphine
Clément

Volunteer
Women Empowerment
Sustainable Development

Delphine joined OFI in 2021 and is in charge of Women Self Help Group, Women empowerment and Sustainable Devlopment projects.

In adition, Delphine is part of the Communication team.

pascal vouille

Pascal
VOUILLE

Co-chair
Watershed Program Officer

With training as a statistician and data analyst, he optimizes the renovation and construction of water reservoirs. Pascal has been working with Indian high tech industries for 20 years. He lived in Bangalore which gave him the opportunity to discover this impressive country.