Team

Vaibhav Gupta

Associate Director – Strategic Partnerships

Vaibhav has 7 years of experience in governance and public policy working across NGOs, State Governments, Union Government and Governance Consulting organizations. As part of his responsibilities, Vaibhav was working with Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) to drive private sector engagement in Tuberculosis, wherein he collaborated with multiple governmental and non-governmental partners to manage end-to-end execution of strategic projects. Prior to that, he was a Consultant with Samagra, working closely as a member of the Skills & Employment Cell of the Chief Minister of Haryana wherein he enabled Government & Private recruitments of over 50,000 people in the State. He has also worked as a Consultant to the Union Minister for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship in Govt. of India, wherein he was primarily entrusted with policy research and strategy. Vaibhav was a Legislative Assistant to a Member of Parliament (LAMP) fellow 2014-15, assisting the MP in parliamentary business. A PGP graduate from ISB and an engineer from DCE, Vaibhav has keen interest in Public Policy research,discussions and implementation. His research and case studies on public health (TB), low cost Jugaad strategies, CSR for skill development, and social enterprising organizations have been published and presented at various international journals and forums. Vaibhav likes travelling and is an avid follower of Indian politics. He deeply enjoys Bollywood, Cricket and long conversations over a cup of tea 😊

Anisha Panigrahi

Manager – Strategic Partnerships

Anisha has total 6+ years of experience in the Automotive and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Consulting, Skill Development, Ed-Tech solutions, Govt. & Private Sector Advisory, Governance & Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Space in designing outcome-based scalable solutions and managing PAN India level projects. Previously she worked with IL&FS Skills Development Corporation Ltd (a leading TVET provider in India) as a Strategy & Business Development Manager in the Corporate Skill Development Vertical handling B2B, B2G and CSR partnerships and solutions. She has also been associated with reputed organizations like Eicher Motors Limited, Teach for India and AIESEC. Being passionate about empowering the under-served population, she has worked extensively on the ground in designing and managing multi-stakeholder and multi-locational projects involving diverse skill sets in rural and semi-urban geographies. She has also worked on several bilateral/ multilateral projects funded by USAID, World Bank, ADB, DFID, UNDP, ILO, IFC etc. focusing on projects aimed at socio-economic development. She has worked on various Cluster Development initiatives in the African continent and GCC countries; with Central Ministries & State Govts on various Govt. Schemes and has designed CSR projects for aspirational districts as prescribed by NITI Aayog (GoI). Anisha is an avid reader and loves travelling, listening to music, playing squash, painting & being an active member of global networking clubs.