He is a faculty at the Strategy Area of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, and Co-Chairperson of Duggal ESG Centre for Research and Innovation at IIMA. He is a Research Affiliate at the International Growth Center at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and previously was an Associate at the Harvard Kennedy School Center for Business and Government. He is serving as a member of the expert committee appointed by the Honorable National Green Tribunal of India for environmental impact valuation, and a member of the Sectional Committee for Sustainable Finance of the Bureau of Indian Standards. He also serves on the board of state owned electricity distribution utility UGVCL, Govt. of Gujarat, as an independent director and advises several start-ups in the energy-tech and smart governance space.
His research interests are in the area of institutional and governance infrastructure of emerging economies with focus on sustainable development and corporate sustainability in India. His research has been published in reputed international journals, and many national and international dailies.
His scholarship and research has received several awards including the SAP Labs India doctoral scholarship at IIM-B, the Giorgio Ruffolo post-doctoral research fellowship at Harvard, and Fung global fellowship at Princeton. His current research work is supported by BP UK through the PROSPER program, Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP) at University of California, Berkeley, and Google through the Geo-for-Good research grant
Primary Area : Strategy
Secondary Area : Public Systems Group
Fellow (Ph.D.), Corporate Strategy and Policy Area, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
B.Tech, Electronics and Communication Engineering, University of Kerala
Assistant Professor in Business Policy Area, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Associate, Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Research Associate, Corporate Strategy and Policy Area, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Research Associate, Migration Research Group, Centre for Development Studies