Namit joined WBA in March 2020. He leads WBA’s engagement with the external policy environment in Asia, focusing on issues which advocate long-term sustainable development, finance and corporate reporting. Namit brings over a decade’s experience of influencing public policy, companies and investors on issues of transparency, accountability, human rights and gender.

Prior to WBA, Namit has worked with Oxfam India, CARE India and Samhita Social Ventures in the areas of advocacy, campaigning, program design and communication. He strongly believes in evidence based advocacy and multi-stakeholder dialogue. He’s helped design and implement India Responsible Business Index, led supply chain researches and convened civil society, companies, investors and government for advocacy and action. Namit has written extensively on the intersection of business, SDGs, human rights and finance. He is a member of the India’s National Human Rights Commission core group on Business, Environment and Human Rights. He is an MBA from ICFAI University and Commerce graduate from Calcutta University.

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