Sameera Mehra is Head of Global Alliance Development for Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). Sameera works with the global alliance of partners in South Africa, Brazil, Russia, India, UK, USA, Canada, Australia, and Bulgaria to encourage effective philanthropy and support the development of an effective enabling environment for civil society. She leads on planning and development support for the offices and on the global knowledge sharing programme.
Prior to CAF, Sameera helped set up a not-for-profit in Canada with a partnership project in India and completed her masters in International Development at the London School of Economics. Her previous work experience includes working in the banking sector at Commonwealth Bank, Australia and ATB Financial, Canada spanning a variety of roles in leadership, project management and change transformation.