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Veyom Bahl

Managing Director, Survival, Robin Hood Foundation

Veyom is managing director of the Survival portfolio at Robin Hood, a foundation that distributes $120 million annually in the fight against poverty in New York City. At Robin Hood, Veyom helps to create and grow high-impact nonprofit programs in areas including immigration, employment, legal services, and food security. Among his more recent projects, Veyom seeded Immigrant Justice Corps and ICARE, two national models for providing legal services to immigrants and refugee children. Previously, Veyom served on President Obama’s re-election campaign and worked on social enterprise programming at the White House. He also worked in a similar capacity at the Young Foundation in London following two years as a public finance investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley. Veyom holds a master’s degree in urban development planning from University College London (Distinction) and a B.A. in political science from the University of Pennsylvania (summa cum laude). He was also a Fulbright Scholar to Mexico.