We are pleased to announce the expansion of comdu.it’s leadership team with the addition of two new Directors.

Hamsha Pathmanathan has been an active contributor to comdu.it since September 2015. Most recently, she co-led the programming of the 2018 Sri Lanka Mission. In her new role on the board, Hamsha will assume responsibility for policy and programming. Hamsha completed her B.Sc. (Hons.) in Zoology and Forest Conservation at the University of Toronto and her M.E.S. in Environment and Resource Studies at the University of Waterloo. She has experience volunteering abroad in Nigeria and Sri Lanka, and was named as a 2018 Global Changemaker Youth Ambassador by the Ontario Council for International Cooperation. Hamsha currently works for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Freedanz Ferdinandz has been active contributor to comdu.it since June 2017. In a short period of time, he has demonstrated his strong leadership skills as Country Head for comdu.it Deutschland In his new role on the board, Freedanz will continue to provide leadership to the Germany chapter as well as assume responsibility for comdu.it’s expansion strategy within Europe and beyond. Freedanz completed his M.Eng. (Hons.) in Biochemical Engineering at the University College London and a Diploma in South Indian Music from the Oriental Fine Arts Academy London. Freedanz works as a Business Consultant at BearingPoint focusing on Life Sciences and has entrepreneurial interests as well.

We warmly welcome Hamsha and Freedanz to their new roles.