Ford Foundation Appoints Nishka Chandrasoma as Vice President and General Counsel
NEW YORK, NY — The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Nishka Chandrasoma as its next vice president, secretary, and general counsel of the foundation. Effective immediately, Chandrasoma will succeed Ken Monteiro in the role and serve as an officer of the foundation, joining its executive leadership team. Monteiro retired after serving with distinction for 23 years, working in various roles on the legal team.
Chandrasoma joined the Ford Foundation in 2015 as deputy general counsel and assistant secretary to the Board of Directors.
“Nishka is an outstanding attorney who is principled, thoughtful, and dedicated to the work of the foundation,” said Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation...