Soumitra is an entrepreneurial leader with more than two decades of experience in social sector. He is a thought leader of Civil Society development and responsible business practices. Soumitra’s innovative ideas and transforming initiatives are enriched with insights drawn from his intensive work ranging from grassroots to the international level.
Soumitra has served CRS-India as the Assistant Country Representative (Program Quality) and CCF-India as National Program Director.
In 2008, Soumitra launched CSO Partners, an initiative for strengthening the civil society organizations and to promote responsible business practices in India. .CSO Partners have incubated numerous innovative ideas to develop viable initiatives which are instrumental for transforming the social and business sector, has created strong platforms to build business-CSO partnership in the inclusive growth process and created several good examples of responsible business practices and business social responsibilities.
In search for new challenges, Soumitra has phased over from CSO Partners in 2015. Presently, he is working as a consultant to Save the Children International to help their Afghanistan Country program in organizational restructuring.