I am an Indian public policy practitioner, currently based in South Africa. I have a masters degreee in economics and over 6 years of experience in sectors cutting across the socio-economic development space, including energy, education, financial inclusion, labour markets, and livelihoods. I have assisted governments and donor agencies in design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of results-based development programs. In the energy space, I have advised policymakers as well as private players on matters of policy, pricing, clean energy, performance improvement, and access related issues. I am a volunteer ambassador and contributing writer for UNDP's social protection platform. I am interested in collaborating to build innovative and evidence-based solutions to the development issues we face today.