Phone: (202) 238-9088
Fax: (202) 238-9003
E-mail: spanikkath [at] americanhumanist [dot] org
Sunil Panikkath is the President of the American Humanist Association. He is a financial economist by background and has worked at the interface of financial risk management and technology for more than 20 years, many times in leadership roles managing teams and being responsible for achieving critical goals.
Sunil has been a nonbeliever his entire adult life and a member and supporter of the AHA for more than fifteen years. He has been a regular attendee at AHA annual conferences and IHEU World Humanist Congresses for nearly ten years. He served for a year as the International Humanist and Ethical Union’s volunteer representative to the UN NGO community in New York. He is a former member of the Board of Trustees of the Humanist Foundation.
Sunil holds a Ph.D. in finance from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Technology in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. Sunil has lived in New York City for more than fifteen years. He is a New Yorker who enjoys all that the city has to offer: world class museums, great live music, diverse film festivals, top-notch restaurants and the occasional hurricane.