Our Team

Amita Sharma

Technical Advisor

Amita Sharma

Technical Advisor

Amita is a former Civil Servant with 33 years in the development sector as a public policy maker, and programme manager in different fields. Some of the key posts she held included Additional Secretary, GOI, Joint Secretary GOI etc. Author of five books and a novel, she exhibits an imaginative and rhythmical knack for poetry and has been honored with the Raza award.

Seema Gupta

Advisor

Seema Gupta

Advisor

Seema is a public health professional with more than 25 years of experience working with women, children and adolescents bringing about social transformation in their lives and leveraging government programmes. She has an exceptional ability to congregate people from different walks of life. Her alternative career could have been a curator-foodie-travel guide!

Kavita Fadnis

Head – Human Resource

Kavita Fadnis

Head – Human Resource

Kavita is a senior Human Resource Leader with 20 years of experience in different sectors, including a decade of experience in the development sector. She is an optimistic person with resilient mind and compassionate soul. Her passion for dance and fitness has significantly impacted and influenced her life positively.

Sukriti Jain

Manager

Sukriti Jain

Manager

Sukriti has shaped a decade-long career across various thematic areas and verticals of social development. She brings her experience of systems strengthening, evidence-based policy support and community engagement to her current role with CKD. Good coffee, better company and intriguing conversations is how she likes to stay busy.

Sumita Sengupta

Senior Analyst

Sumita Sengupta

Senior Analyst

Sumita is a development professional with five years of experience in working on RMNCH+A in the underdeveloped/ marginalized sections of Uttar Pradesh with UNICEF, UP. With her technical expertise in the sphere of public health, she has been dedicated to bringing down the rates of undernutrition among mothers and children. She creates a swirling atmosphere with her immense vocals and is a fashionista.

Lipika Patro

Principal Investigator, Matrix of Change

Lipika Patro

Principal Investigator, Matrix of Change

Lipika has over 15 years of experience in strategic engagement with governments. She is the principal investigator of the Matrix of Change 2.0 project. With her expertise in bottom-up and top-down social accountability processes she has improved public service deliveries in many states. Lipika is a voracious reader and enjoys watching food and lifestyle channels. She loves travelling.

Surender Pal

Associate Director, Accounts & Finance

Surender Pal

Associate Director, Accounts & Finance

Surender Pal is an experienced finance professional and brings with him more than 24 years of experience in Corporate and Development Sector with extensive exposure to the areas of Financial Management, Accounting, Taxation, Budgeting, Fund Management, Audits, etc. He loves to watch and play cricket.

Arpita Kayal

Program Coordinator, Matrix of Change

Arpita Kayal

Program Coordinator, Matrix of Change

Arpita has 12+ years of experience in the social sector, in project management and implementation, stakeholder engagement, and human resource management. Her range of experiences spread across grass root level implementation, supporting technical support unit at national level, and engagement with research experiments. She is a solo traveller and book lover and enthusiast about her assignments and committed towards continuous improvement.