Our Management Team

Jason Machado – Founder and CEO

Jason brings vision, management, and his deep concern for people, community, and the earth to his function as Fifth Element’s Chief Executive Officer. Jason earned his bachelor’s degree in economics: a remarkable, wonderful, and tempered human with a rich and different life experience. As a co-founder, he has used every hat in the business, from graphic designing to managing accounts, yet his sweet spot is building long-lasting, healthy relationships that serve as a foundation for partnership and ongoing success. At Fifth Element he produces an environment that embraces everybody and motivates them to be the best they can be. By promoting a culture of caring and dedication, and using Fifth Element’s expertise within socially accountable and sustainable organizations, Jason drives and forms our objective and function.


Shwetali Machado – Chief Operating Officer

Shwetali Machado is from our very own Mumbai and has completed her TEFL/TESOL certification. After graduating from the University of Mumbai she moved into the management consulting industry. In 2014 she went on to co-found MYLMumbai. She is also exceptionally well versed in the education sector and has counselled and many students regarding education options abroad.