Namit leads WBA’s social transformation work, bringing over a decade of experience influencing public policy, companies and investors on issues of transparency, accountability, human rights and gender.

Prior to WBA, Namit worked for Oxfam India, CARE India and Samhita Social Ventures in the areas of advocacy, campaigning, program design and communication. A strong believer in evidence-based advocacy and multi-stakeholder dialogue, he has helped design and implement India Responsible Business Index, led supply chain research and convened civil society, companies, investors and government for advocacy and action.

Namit has written extensively on the intersection of business, Sustainable Development Goals, human rights and finance and is a member of India’s National Human Rights Commission core group on Business, Environment and Human Rights. Namit holds an MBA from ICFAI University and a Bachelor of Commerce from Calcutta University.

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