Leadership & Directors


Jitender Bansal

Jitender Bansal

Jitender Bansal is the Finance Director of Room to Read India, an International non-profit working in early grade literacy and girls' education. As Finance head, Jitender provides strategic & operational direction to the organization's financial, legal, audit, and donor management affairs. He is passionate about delivering innovative and unique yet simple solutions to a diverse set of problems. He plays a pivotal role in partnering with the senior leadership team in strategic decision-making and operations as Room to Read enhances its quality programming and builds capacity.

Jitender has diverse experience of more than 20 years spread across public, private, and development sectors. He had also worked with Air India for more than 13 years in finance and audit functions. Prior to Room to Read, Jitender worked with CIMMYT (An Agri-based Int’l non-profit), where he led the finance function to strengthen the internal control systems and deliver strategic direction in the financial domain. As an audit lead, he helped the organization restructure the audit strategy by applying best practices, identifying potential cost reduction & revenue-enhancing avenues, prepared a process risk inventory by reviewing significant biz processes, and helped develop robust systems & processes.

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a post-graduation degree in business management from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi.