CSM Bangalore – KERMANI, Ms Viva

Viva Kermani
Chief Executive Officer

Viva has been associated with CSM since 2007 and is responsible for programme development and finance. She has worked extensively on climate change impacts in India, and has brought a strong development perspective to CSM’s work with local and city administrations, and with the private sector.
She has guided CSM’s work on sustainable coffee, developing partnerships with growers’ groups such as the Karnataka Growers Federation (KGF).
Viva has a Post Graduate Certificaton in Environment Management from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in the United Kingdom, with a focus on environmental economics, climate change and development.
She is based in Bangalore. Viva’s blog can be read at www.vivakermani.blogspot.com