Anant Bhagwati

DASRA Organisation


Anant leads the Capacity Building team at Dasra that works with NGOs at different stages of maturity to strengthen leadership, accelerate growth and build capabilities to enable them to achieve impact at scale.

He comes with 18 years of dynamic experience across sectors, leading frontline marketing and sales at HUL to consulting with Accenture and Bain. Anant is passionate about applying skills learnt in the consulting space to support NGOs with strategy formulation and implementation to solve social sector issues. He has previously led Bain India’s Digital and Social Impact work in India, worked closely with the leadership at Magic Bus on strategy formulation, process design and execution which catalysed

their “childhood to livelihood” program, helped Acumen India with strategic repositioning and enabling execution and currently serves as a board member for ATMA – an accelerator for NGOs that work to educate unprivileged populations.

Over the next decade, Anant is hopeful to lead Dasra towards championing a set of field transformations, thus significantly addressing, at scale, several of India’s most critical challenges affecting her poor and at-risk citizens.He loves his afternoon weekend lunches and siesta and is a beginner level piano student.Anant has an MBA from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.