I am an independent health, development, and risk communication professional, with over 30 years of experience in strategic communication, policy advocacy and participatory communication, with specialist experience in strategy development and implementation of large-scale communication initiatives in the health and social development sector.
I have been closely involved in several flagship and large-scale initiatives which included issues such as Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), Ebola, Pandemic and Avian Influenza, the International Health Regulations (IHR), Child Nutrition, Tuberculosis, and Polio Eradication. I have worked with WHO, UNICEF, and FAO and a number INGOs/NGOs at global, regional, and national levels. I have also been a documentary film-maker in India for nearly 10 years. My international experience has taken me to over 30 countries in all regions of the world. I hold an M.Sc in Risk Analysis from King’s College London, an M.A. in Television & Video for Development from the University of Reading, and a B.Tech in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. I am a national of India, and live in both – Delhi and Geneva.