Anish is Managing Director at Transforming Rural India Foundation (www.trif.in). Foundation seeks to bring about paradigm change across income, health & nutrition, education, drinking water, sanitation, gender inequality, local governance. It has created collaborative platform of NGOs, government and businesses together striving to make villages as places worth living with dignity, prosperity and opportunity. Anish is Chairperson of National Smallholder Poultry Development Trust (www.nspdt.org), supporting more than 11,000 women, this is the largest family poultry network in India with turnover of US $ 56 million. Anish was part of the senior management team at PRADAN (www.pradan.net), India’s leading rural development NGO. His areas of expertise include creating business organizations run by poor communities and facilitating participation of small-holder farmers in modern value chains. He has been part of the erstwhile Planning Commission’s Working Group on disadvantaged farmers, and has been involved in designing of policies on producer collectives.