Namita Khasat provides executive leadership to the national and global financial and administrative functions for the Institute including oversight of Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, general office administration, legal, and real estate. As a Board member she also serves as the Corporate Treasurer for Service Year Exchange organization chaired by General McChrystal.
Namita has served at executive levels since 1985 as Chief Financial Officer/Chief Information Officer/Chief Administrative officer in various nonprofits in the philanthropic space – Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, in government and in healthcare. Prior to starting at the Aspen Institute she was the Chief Financial Officer for Delaware Hospice, a statewide organization with offices in Delaware and Pennsylvania, providing leadership to all its financial and administrative functions for all inpatient and home-based healthcare services.
Namita is married to Nick Khasat, a PhD Polymer Scientist who is a Business Development manager for Arkema, a French company with large global operations. Together they have two sons: Dr. Vikram Khasat, a radiologist who is married to Elena; together they have a son, Lincoln Thomas Khasat. Vivek Khasat, their younger son, is Director at SEI Investments in San Francisco.