Founder & Director, Kaivalya Education Foundation
Aditya Natraj is the founder and director of Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF), a Piramal Initiative. KEF is change management organization that supports leadership development of State leaders, District leaders and School leaders to improve student learning outcomes. KEF works with 1300 school leaders, 450 district leaders and 1200 state leaders across 12 states to effect systemic change. It also runs the Gandhi Fellowship programme – a 2 year full-time programme to train young people in leading social change. Previously, Aditya was the Director of Pratham in Gujarat for 5 years, Vice-President of Business Development at ProXchange for 2 years and a Consultant at KPMG for 5 years. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, a Masters in Economics and has an MBA from INSEAD. Aditya has been awarded various fellowship and awards, namely the Ashoka Fellowship, Echoing Green Fellowship, Aspen India Fellowship and the Times Now Amazing Indian award in the Education category.