Sumit works with a social impact advisory and implementation firm named Sattva in India, working with large foundations, corporations, and social sector organisations on high impact projects. Sattva has strong on-ground engagement working on the world’s most pressing issues across diverse sectors such as Education, Gender, Skills development, Sustainable livelihood, WASH, and Rural value chain development.
As part of the Sattva Leadership, Sumit heads the Consulting practice in New Delhi. Over the last year, Sumit managed the thematic programmes of several international foundations and led the CSR and sustainability advisory of multi-national corporates. During this time, he designed and scaled solutions on micro-entrepreneurship, livelihoods, access to safe water, integrated village development, and organisational development. Sumit is now working closely with non-profits on their capacity building and on improving investments for the effectiveness and sustainability of nonprofits.
Prior to Sattva, Sumit traversed various roles in his career from consulting for the United Nations and working for multinationals to running his own social enterprise. His company APART Education trained thousands of young graduates and improved the employability skills and quality of Indian workforce.
When Sumit is not working, he is out climbing mountains, paragliding, or preparing for his next long-distance run.