Shantanu Gupta has lead policy advocacy India’s leading think tank Centre for Civil Society and worked closely with parliamentarians and bureaucracy. In the past he has led large-scale education and governance programs for Naandi Foundation and worked for strengthening governance structures for child rights with UNICEF.
Before moving to the development sector, he worked in consulting space for 8 years in India, Europe and the middle-east. An engineer by training, and has a MBA from XLRI and MA in Development & Governance from University of Sussex.
He is expert on education policy, Local Governance, Campaign design, Youth programs, Social Media and Political economy and Public service delivery. He is commentator on social and political issues in print and electronic media.