Santosh has more than 15 years of experience in the emerging market strategy and market based solutions for development. At present, he is working as a Consultant with the World Bank in their Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Practice. In past, he has worked with GIZ India as a Technical Expert, where he coordinated activities on energy access financing and clean cooking energy. Before that, he led the Rural Market Insight practice at IFMR Research, a development sector think-tank working on evidence-based policies for development.
He is also a consultant/advisor to a number of organizations/startups, such as Dharma Life, Tata Trusts, GIZ, Mera Gao Power that are working on social/economic development.