Rahul leads the governance work at the Central Square Foundation. Prior to joining CSF he was at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and before that at NITI Aayog, the Indian government's policy think tank. In both institutions he worked on identifying ways to improve governance in India. He has previously carried out research on economic and social sector policy at Brookings India and the Indian School of Business, and also worked in the corporate sector in consulting and marketing roles. He has an MBA from IIM Calcutta and a Master's in Economics from the University of British Columbia.