Colloquy Panellists

Top Speakers

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Going Forward | Rural 2025

Bharati-Ramola

Bharti Ramola

Independent Advisor
fmr Markets Leader, PwC India

Sanjiv Phansalkar

Sanjiv Phansalkar

Chair - TRIF
fmr Programme Director, Tata Trusts

R. Venkataramanan

R. Venkataramanan

Founder,
Karkinos, fmr Managing Trustee, Tata Trusts

Soumitra-Pandey

Soumitra Pandey

Partner & Head
Mumbai Office, Bridgespan

Gender Equality and Justice | Our Future

Suneeta Dhar

Suneeta Dhar

Independent Gender Advisor
fmr CEO, Jagori

Sarojini Ganju Thakur

Sarojini Ganju Thakur

Independent Gender Advisor,
fmr Addl Chief Secretary, Govt of Himachal Pradesh

Madhu-Krishna

Madhu Krishna

Deputy Director
Gates Foundation

Sanjay-Srivastava

Sanjay Srivastava

Professor of Sociology
Institute of Economic Growth

Women Collectives and Rural Economic Empowerment

Anjani Kumar Singh

Anjani Kumar Singh

Senior Programme
Officer, Gates Foundation

Samik-Sundar-Das

Samik Sundar Das

Senior Rural Development Specialist, World Bank

Nita-Kejriwal-

Nita Kejrewal

Joint Secretary
Ministry of Rural Development

Anjani-Kochar

Dr. Anjini Kochar

Director of the India
Programme at the Stanford Centre for International Development (SCID)

Sustainable Energy Unlock Accelerating Rural Livelihoods

Dhruvi-Shah

Dhruvi Shah

CEO,
Axis Bank Foundation

Charanjit-Singh

Charanjit Singh

Joint Secretary
(Rural Livelihoods), Day-National Rural Livelihoods Mission

Harish-Hande

Dr. Harish Hande

Founder SELCO
, Ramon Magsaysay Awardee

Pariphan-Uawithya

Pariphan Uawithya

Director
Power & Climate Initiative, The Rockefeller Foundation

Jeffrey-Prins

Jeffrey Prins

Head of Portfolio
(Renewable Energy) IKEA Foundation (TBC)

Circularity and Profitable Agriculture : The Way Forward for Building Resilience and Growth with Marginal Farmers

Srivalli Krishnan

Srivalli Krishnan

Senior Programme Officer
Gates Foundation

Santosh Singh

Santosh Singh

Director,
Intellecap Advisory

Aparna Bijapurkar

Aparna Bijapurkar

Partner,
Boston Consulting Group

Dr. Baskar-reddy

Dr. Baskar Reddy

Executive Director,
Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture

Ashok-Kumar

Ashok Kumar

Director,
Transforming Rural India Foundation

Melissa-Ho

Melissa Ho

Senior Vice President,
Freshwater and Food at World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-US)

Data Sciences for Improving Governance, Public Services Delivery

Thomas-Danielewitz

Thomas Danielewitz

Senior Economist
Statistician, World Bank.

Srikanth-Viswanathan

Srikanth Viswanathan

Chief Executive Officer
Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy

Deepali-Khanna

Deepali Khanna

Managing Director,
Asia Region, Rockefeller Foundation

Srijit-Mishra

Srijit Mishra

Professor,
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research

Swapnil Shekhar

Swapnil Shekhar

Co-founder,
Sambodhi Research; Senior Fellow, Development Intelligence Unit

Future is Young! Harnessing Power of the Youth Bulge

Madan Padaki

Madan Padaki

Co-founder
Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship, Strategic Advisor - YuWaah/GenU, Co-founder - Merit Track, Head Held High, One Bridge, Sylvant Advisors

Alice Gugelev

Alice Gugelev

Managing Director,
Global Development Incubator

Alkesh Wadhwani

Alkesh Wadhwani

Director,
Poverty Alleviation, Gates Foundation

Aliva-das

Aliva Das

Lead,
Employability & Entrpreneurship, Transforming Rural India Foundation

Alka Upadhyaya

Alka Upadhyaya

Additional Secretary,
Ministry of Rural Development and CEO, DAY-National Rural Livelihoods Mission

Reimaging Universal Health Access in Rural India

Dr. Ajay Nair

Dr. Ajay Nair

Chief Executive Officer,
Swasth

Prof.-Jayantilal-Satia

Prof. Jayantilal Satia

Senior Advisor
to the President, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), and Professor Emeritus at the Indian Institute of Public Health (IIPH)

Neeraj-jain

Neeraj Jain

Country Director,
PATH

Neelima-Khetan

Neelima Khetan

Visiting Fellow
Centre for Social and Economic Progress (formerly Brookings India) and Nous Development Advisories

Dr.-Thelma-Narayan

Dr. Thelma Narayan

Coordinator and Secretary
Society for Community Health Awareness Research and Action (SOCHARA)

Locality Development Compacts | Way Forward to Healthy Productive Habitats

Zulfiquar-Haider

Zulfiquar Haider

Chief Strategy and Program Officer,
Azim Premji Foundation

HArsh-Singh

Harsh Singh

Programme Advisor,
UNDP and Director - Markets Solutions to Inclusion

Medha-Gandhi

Medha Gandhi

Country Lead,
Family Planning Policy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Michael-Walton

Michael Walton

Senior Lecturer,
Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Gaurav-Mishra

Gaurav Mishra

Director,
Transforming Rural India Foundation

LM-Belwal

L.M. Belwal

CEO
MP Rajya Aajevika Forum

Communication for Better Society | Forging Common and Engaging Uncommon

Lyndee-Prickitt

Lyndee Prickitt

Director,
VillageSquare.in

Shareen-Joshi

Shareen Joshi

Associate Professor,
Georgetown University

Dr. Navneet Anand

Dr. Navneet Anand

Editor
BureaucratsIndia.in, Founder & Director GreyMatters

Julia-Lowe

Julia Lowe

Senior Programme Officer,
Gates Foundation

Smarinita Shetty

Smarinita Shetty

Co-founder & CEO,
India Development Review

Technology for Rural | Connecting to New Economy and Quality of Life Services

Srikanth-Nadhamuni

Srikanth Nadhamuni

CEO,
of Khosla Labs, Chairperson Novopay

Hemandra-Mathur

Hemendra Mathur

Venture Partner,
Bharat Innovation Fund, co-founder at ThinkAg

Sunandan-Madan

Sunandan Madan

CofounderDh,
wani Rural Information Systems

Neha-Verma

Neha Verma

Co-founder and CEO,
Intelehealth

Kate Kuo

Kate Kuo

Program Officer,
Digital Farmer Services, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Making of New Ruralscape | Opportunities, Justice, Empathy and Role of Society, Government and Market (Bazaar-Samaj-Sarkar)

N-N-Sinha

NN Sinha

Secretary,
Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India

Hari-Menon

Hari Menon

Country Director,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Anurag-Behar

Anurag Behar

Chief Sustainability Officer,
Wipro Limited, CEO for Azim Premji Foundation & Vice Chancellor, Azim Premji University.

Isabel-Guerrero

Isabel Guerrero

Co-founder,
IMAGO Global Grassroots, fmr Vice-President World Bank for South Asia, Professor “Scaling Up for Development Impact” at Harvard University

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