Roshini Prakash is the Product Director, Knowledge and Insights and Head, AVPN Academy. Her role is to support AVPN members with research and best practice on a range of social investment topics and themes, through published reports, strategic advisory support as well as a range of learning tools on the AVPN Academy. Roshini has over 15 years’ experience in research, strategy and advocacy across the non-profit and international development sector. In her last role as Assistant Director, Knowledge & Advocacy at Singapore’s National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC), she led primary and secondary qualitative research to enable more strategic, impactful and sustained giving. Prior to this, she authored several working papers on philanthropy and social enterprise at the Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy and supported research, capacity-building and advocacy on aid effectiveness at the Asian Development Bank. Roshini has a Master in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics. She serves as Council member at the Singapore Red Cross Society in her free time.