Raj Kamal Sharma
Raj has overall two decades of experience working in social development space and his career ranges from local grassroots, national & international not for profit organizations. Over the years, he has gained experience in designing, planning, coordinating and implementing project through convergence with health and different government departments. He has worked with Ipas Development Foundation (IDF) for a span of nine years in various capacities to lead the large-scale public health programs , advocacy and liaison with senior government personnel, interface with state and national government officials in Madhya Pradesh. He also has gained exposure to team & finance management, networking, initiating CSR funding, research & studies, presenting work on national and international forums and interface with donors
He has worked on programmes funded by The Susan Thomson Buffet Foundation, Department for International Development (DFID), The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)-SAAF and Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) to implement the program/project in collaboration National Health Mission (NHM) and other government departments in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh. Prior to AIF, he has worked in Ipas Development Foundation, Pathfinder International and local NGOs.
Raj is a recipient of the prestigious Ford Foundation International Fellowship Program and holds Master of Public Health (International) from University of Leeds, United Kingdom.