Executive Director, Population Foundation of India
Poonam Muttreja is the Executive Director of the Population Foundation of India (PFI). She has more than 35 years of experience in the socio-development sector. Before joining PFI, Poonam worked with the McArthur Foundation as India Country Director where she was responsible for the Foundation’s grants in India which had a focus on population and development issues. An innovator in the field of development, in the earlier stage of her career she has co-founded organizations in the areas of social justice (SRUTI), craft (DASTKAR) and programs on leadership (Founder Director of the Ashoka Foundation, India), and in the field of women’s health. She has been a member of the Family Planning 2020 Reference Group and has a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.