Nishan Varatharajan

Nishan is a Programme Manager at Year Here. Previously, he was a Senior Associate at the social innovation consultancy YLab, where he led on integrating human-centred and systems-centred approaches to social intervention design. Prior to this, he convened the Global Leadership Conventions across Australia and New Zealand, managed an ‘apps for good’ programme with Samsung Electronics, and co-founded the social enterprise streetwear label, Bloodless.

Nishan is all about unleashing the creativity and courage of emergent leaders for good. He holds an MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History from the University of Cambridge, and an MA in political theory and design from the University of Sydney.