Treasurer and Focal Point for Asia

Rakesh Soans, Field Services and Inter-cultural Learning (FSL India)
Rakesh S. Soans is the full-time president of FSL India. He is a corporate philanthropist and an ardent supporter of international volunteerism. He is passionate about Volunteerism and inter-cultural learning and feels every youth should get an opportunity to experience it at least once. In mid-nineties he did his voluntary service in Denmark and since then he is in the development sector with varied capacity. In 2001, he was inducted to FSL cadre and since 2004 has been leading the organisation as President.
He has been the principal actor in expanding the work of FSL India. Due to his dynamic leadership with conviction and commitment, over the years FSL India has grown to a new height with national and international reputation. He brought in structural changes in youth focussed LTV/MTV program, Work Camps Outbound program, and introduced self-funded home based projects with primary focus on sustainable development and environment conservation. Besides his role as Chief Functionary of the organisation, he leads FSL India team in vision building, policy and program development, liaison and network with national and international stakeholders, capacity development and training.
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