Aatika Hayat

President & Co-Founder

Tax lawyer currently working at ArcelorMittal, leading a team in global tax strategy and transfer pricing. Strategic vision is fundamental to the trajectory of RYSE.


Stéphane Rinkin

Board Member & Co-Founder

Certified Tax Expert and Partner at PwC – focus on business development, restructuring and supply chain organization implementation. Member of PwC Luxembourg Tax Leadership team and in charge of all digital platform projects at PwC Luxembourg.


Jannik Haskamp


MSc in Corporate Finance, currently working as an investment specialist for Deutsche Bank, ensuring their clients future financial stability. Financial planning and budgeting is key to the long-term success of RYSE.


Jason Rea

Board Member

Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) – professional background in internal control, good governance, budgeting, accounting and reporting which is fundamental for the strategic development of the association.


Pooja Bhatt

Board Member

Chartered Accountant – currently working at EY. Professional experience also includes developing and implementing effective business processes and internal controls – skills which prove to be beneficial to the operational aspects of the RYSE project.


Francesca Tavanti

Co-Founder & Project Coordinator

Qualified Interpreter and Translator– able to speak all local languages.  Extensive experience in teaching languages to refugees.

Currently focuses full-time on the RYSE project. 


Kirsty Millar

Co-Founder & Project Coordinator

Experienced HR professional – extensive knowledge of full employment life-cycle and able to provide insight and advise Mentees and Mentors accordingly.

Currently focuses full-time on the RYSE project.