Senior Director- Social and Economic Empowerment
Sustainable Development • Public Sector Reforms • Decentralisation • Accountability • Rural Development • Strategic Planning • Public Policy
Raghwesh Ranjan leads Social and Economic Empowerment practice. He has over 20 years of experience in implementation and management of sustainable development programmes. Raghwesh is a social change enthusiast and a systems thinker with over two decades of work in social development. Raghwesh creatively designs solutions that bring the best of communities and governments to tackle some of the complex developmental challenges. He has implemented and managed several transformational initiatives focused on sustainable livelihoods, voice and accountability, normative change and government reforms to boost economic, health, nutrition and education outcomes for women, girls and marginalised communities. Prior to joining IPE Global, he worked with Department for International Development (DFID), PwC India and Development Alternatives. He has contributed to several peer reviewed journals and has book chapters to his credit on a range of sustainable development issues. Raghwesh Ranjan holds M.A. degree in Governance and Development from Institute of Development Studies at University of Sussex, United Kingdom. He is recipient of the prestigious Ford Foundation International Fellowships Programme.