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Piyush Gupta
Independent Consultant , Academic and Non-profit Organisation
Delhi, Delhi
Public Policy graduate from the National University of Singapore with three year of experience in development sector with NGOs, government and corporates. Exploring opportunities in Government Advisory, Policy Advocacy and Program Management. I have worked on issues related to education, skill development, public health and economic development in India and Singapore.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
  • Government/Governance, Reforms, Corruption
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
  • Social, Gender, Education, Youth, Child
  • Trade, Finance, Economics, Cooperation, Global
Professional Experience:
Graduate Research Assistant, National University of Singapore (02/2019 – 06/2019)

- Assisted Prof. Joelle Fong to write literature reviews, analysing data and managing conferences.

Graduate Consultant, Tri Sector Associates, Singapore (08/2018 – 05/2019)

• Worked in a team of 5 graduate consultants to create two Development Impact Bonds of value around $4 million that links funding to successful program outcomes such as increase in employability and higher incomes.
• Conducted an extensive research on skill-development and sanitation sectors in India.
• Prepared Terms of References and proposals for engaging clients in skill-development and sanitation sectors in India.
• Prepared concept notes including financial models based on measurable outcomes.
• Engaged stakeholders at the grassroots by field visits and meeting officials.
• Managed collaborations with the project partners, investors and outcome funders.

Fellow, Teach For India, New Delhi, India (05/2015 – 05/2017)

• Worked towards holistic development of 40 children of grade 4 in a municipal school of Delhi.
• Established sustainable structures for better functioning of the school.
• Advocated for the TFI model of teaching and implemented it in 12 other classrooms.
• Built capacity in 12 parents to take active part in the decision making of the school through School Management Committee.
• Partnered with 5 NGOs to promote better educational practices and sports to impact 400 children of the school.
• Collaborated with 4 fellows to start an yearlong project “Prayogshala” in 12 schools to provide experiential learning of science.
• Worked with the Strategy team to manage the merger of primary classrooms to the feeder schools (Secondary schools) which helped to reduce the number of fellows required at the city level by 25%

Coordinator, AAAS Academy (Mahila, Bal evam Vradh Vikas Sansthan), Kota, Rajasthan, India (07/2014 – 04/2015)
(AAAS is an NGO works in providing excellent education to children and elderly healthcare.)

• Managed 15 volunteers to execute the project on primary education at the academy.
• Engaged with 150 underprivileged families through Focused Group Discussions to spread awareness about the government programs on education, health and nutrition.


Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (12/2018 – 01/2019)

• Worked on a consulting project to provide policy recommendations to Babylon Health, UK to start their business in Singapore in collaboration with Prudential.
• Prepared a report on Integrated Care and New Digital Healthcare models in Singapore.

NITI Aayog, Government of India (05/2018 – 07/2018)

• Assessed the viability of application of blockchain technology across government domains.
• Worked on National-level Action Plan for the reskilling and training in the age of Artificial Intelligence.

Office of the Member of Parliament, Hisar, Haryana (06/2017 – 06/2017)

• Worked directly with 20 panchayat members of Village Balsamand to identify problems in schools, healthcare, livelihood, women empowerment and proposed a development plan to Hon’ble MP.
• Worked towards girl child empowerment by raising awareness on eve-teasing and counselling on higher education.
• Led 60 women to form three Self Help Groups to increase their financial capacity.
Master in Public Policy from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. 2017-19
(Awarded a full-scholarship by Asian Development Bank to study Public Policy from the National University of Singapore.)

Bachelor of Engineering, Nataji Subhas Institute of Technology, University of Delhi. 2010-14
Affiliations and Achievements:

Selected among the 50 candidates worldwide for openseventeen challenge 2019 organized by the GovLab at New York University and the Citizen Science Center, Zurich.

Delegate, Global Public Policy Network Conference - 2019, Singapore
Presented a policy paper addressing the challenges related to Sustainable Communities in India.

Selected as a young leader for the World Bank Youth Summit 2018.
Paper selected for the Summit on possible technological intervention to solve the issue of increased maternal mortality rate.

Delegate, Global Public Policy Network Conference - 2018, Columbia University, USA
Presented a tech-based solution “iPeace” for displaced Rohingya Refugees.

Regional Finalist, World Bank Idea for Action 2018
The Project "iPeace" selected among top 200 teams across the world. Only team selected from Singapore.

Asian Development Bank Scholar
Only student from India to be awarded this full-scholarship in 2017 to study Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.

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    Years of Experience:
    2-5 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Hindi
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