Minar Pimple is the Senior Director of Global Operations at Amnesty International. He is responsible for overseeing the operations and impact of the International Secretariat’s regional offices which are being opened around the world from 2013, creating a global presence for the organization.
Minar oversees the operations of these new offices where Amnesty International's research, campaigning, communications and development activities are managed by teams based from within the region.
Prior to joining Amnesty International, Minar was the Regional Director of the United Nations Millennium Campaign where he led the Campaign’s Asia-Pacific operations and advocacy. He has also held roles as Executive Director of Decade of Human Rights Inc. (PHDRE) in New York, USA, and as Chief Executive Officer of “Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action” (YUVA), a civil society organization that promotes human rights and sustainable development for urban and rural poor in India. Minar has played various global board roles with Habitat International Coalition, Oxfam International where he was the Founder Chair of Oxfam India.