Team at CSIP


Ingrid Srinath

Centre Director

Ingrid Srinath is the Director of the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy at Ashoka University. She has been a passionate advocate for human rights, social justice and civil society for the past 19 years. A graduate of the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata, Ingrid transitioned from her 12-year career in advertising to the non-profit sector in 1998 with CRY (Child Rights and You), where she was CEO from 2004-08.


Bindi Dharia

Deputy Director

Bindi has previously worked with the Tata Trusts for Grant Relationships Management. Before that she was at the Piramal Foundation for Education Leadership as their program director for Technology. She graduated from Harvard Business School, with a focus in social enterprise and education. Her earlier experience is in the space of engineering and operations with ArcelorMittal. She has an engineering masters from the University of Michigan.


Abhijit Prabhughate

Research Director

Abhijit has worked in the social development space for more than 15 years. He has experience of conducting research on varied thematic areas and has worked in diverse settings – Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), NGOs, and academic institutions. He holds a PhD from Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago, MPhil from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), India and MA from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), India.


Titus Mathew

Senior Advisor

Titus’ focus has been on expanding inclusion, developing and building strong sustainable markets. He is keenly interested in Microfinance, Banking and Markets and has been analysing the comparative advantages of institutions, and drilling down on data of financial institutions working towards financial inclusion; examining the effect of new technology on service delivery and reach, and strengthening strategies to focus on creative solutions enabling outreach and inclusion.


Tanya Bijlani

Senior Manager – Knowledge Products

Tanya brings a combination of corporate and nonprofit experience to Ashoka, having worked for organizations such as Oliver Wyman San Francisco, Google India, and as a researcher for Harvard Business School’s India Center where she co-authored case studies with faculty on a variety of organizations. She has served as a consultant to organizations such as Isprava, Dasra and Tata Trusts, and holds undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Economics, Communication and Sociology from Stanford University.


Madhulika Tyagi

Senior Manager – Research

Madhulika is a development professional with nearly a decade of experience. She has led teams for research assignments on designing, management & monitoring of development programmes, CSR policy & interventions.


Soumya Mohil

Deputy Manager- Strategy and Partnerships

Soumya works as a Deputy Manager-Strategy and Partnerships at Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy.
She worked in a financial services firm for over a year post her graduation. Later she took up the SBI Youth for India fellowship and worked with NGO AKRSP(I) in Madhya Pradesh in setting up a micro enterprise with women of a self-help group. Later she worked with District Administration in Vidisha, MP on implementing Swachh Bharat Mission as a Zila Swachh Bharat Prerak.
Soumya holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi University


Gautam Begamudre Krishnamurthy

Consultant – Convening and Communication

Gautam Begamudre Krishnamurthy is consultant at the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy. He leads conferences and technology implementations at CSIP. He is an engineer by profession and an event enthusiast. Prior to CSIP, Gautam has worked as the Conference Manager for Ashoka University. Gautam has also worked with Oracle India, Xiaomi and Ice Cream Labs. He finished his B.E. from BMSCE and his PG Diploma in Liberal Studies from Ashoka University. Gautam’s hobbies include trekking and blogging.