Sujeet Jena (Chief Financial Officer)

Sujeet Jena joins NIDA as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and is a key member of the NIDA Executive Team. Sujeet has over 15 years of experience in delivering financial and business objectives and in managing Financial Strategy, Business Intelligence, Information Technology and Business Process Improvement.

Previously, Sujeet worked as the Financial Controller – Foundation and Strategy Portfolio Lead at UNSW. As part of the Strategy 2025 team, he co-led the Philanthropy and Commercial stream through the diagnostic and Design phase. Sujeet was instrumental in implementing a new budget and forecast model at UNSW, and he developed and implemented the operating model for Foundations in the USA, UK and Hong Kong. During his tenure at UNSW, Sujeet managed the Finance Strategic Projects, Financial Systems, Financial and Statutory Reporting, Tax and Advisory, and Donated Fund Management.

Prior to UNSW Sujeet was the head of Accounts and Finance for Cornerstone Community Inc. and helped Cornerstone create centralised shared services and modernised the IT and Finance infrastructure.

Sujeet is a member of CPA Australia and a fellow member of CA Institute of India. Sujeet also holds a MBA (executive) for the Australian School of Management (AGSM) and holds a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) accreditation from ISACA, USA.

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