Ayan leads Akvo’s partnerships engagement process in South Asia. Before joining Akvo, he worked as a senior advocacy manager at Arghyam, and was responsible for seeding and architecting the Fluoride Knowledge and Action Network (F-KAN). Prior to working at Arghyam, Ayan was a research scientist at People’s Science Institute (PSI), Dehradun, during which he trained various NGO representatives, village council members and social action groups on water quality management.
Ayan is a Nuffic Fellow and has an MSc in Environment Sciences from UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education. He also holds an MBA in Public Systems Management from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare & Business Management, Kolkata. Ayan is based in Delhi. Follow him @biswa4.