Syed Ali Athar

Vice President (CSR & Skill Development Initiative)

At V-Mart, Syed is leading the Skills Development Initiative of the company. He joined V-Mart in January 2018 after having served in key strategic positions throughout his career in leading companies, NIS Sparta (Business Head), Bharti Comtel(National Head), Centum learning(VP) & NIIT(Business Head/VP).
Syed has work experience of around 22 years with 17 years in acquisition and implementation of Government/Multilateral projects in Training, Capacity Building and Skills Development Domain. He has been associated with design as well as implementation of large scale employability and skill development projects, including the National Police Training (Prevention of Trafficking/Capacity Building), government training projects in Naxal-affected and extremism- affected districts of the country, as well as projects with the United Nations Development Program and other development sector organizations and multilateral agencies like DFID and USAID. Syed is an Economics Graduate with a PG Diploma in Management. An Avid wild life enthusiast, when not on assignment, Syed is most likely to be sighted in wildlife sanctuaries along with wife Nidhi and daughter, Raabia.