Punit Arora, Director and Principal Associate
Ph.D. in Strategic Management, Syracuse University
Dr. Arora is a strategy and financial economics professional. He has over 15 years of experience in strategic positions with governmental, business and international organizations. Most recently, he has advised the Swedish International Development Agency, United Nations and its specialized agencies, and several other international organizations like the African Economic Research Consortium, Academy of Sciences for the Developing World and New Economic Partnership for Africa’s Development on results-based strategic planning and outcome evaluation. He has also conducted a number of strategic evaluations for the United Nations including the independent external evaluation of ILO’s evaluation function, of UNODC’s global programme against money laundering, and of UNDG’s resident coordinator and firewall system. For his innovative work with the Indian government, he was recognized as a “government innovator” by Harvard University and invited to be a member of its Global Network of Government Innovators. He is both a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Certified Fraud Examiner.