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Avinash Kumar

Director, Programmes & Policy at WaterAid India

Avinash has a Ph.D. in modern history from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has also been a Charles Wallace post-doctoral Fellow at School of Oriental and African Studies, London University and has 14 years of work experience behind him. He has been a member of key national networks on a range of development issues and has also been instrumental in founding some of the new networks around the right to education and governance. Avinash was previously associated with Oxfam and has extensive experience in basic services, governance, policy advocacy, research and campaigns. He is currently Director, Programmes & Policy at WaterAid India.