Poonam Muttreja is the Executive Director of the Population Foundation of India and a member of the Family Planning 2020 Reference Group. She has more than 30 years of experience in the socio-development sector. She has worked with the McArthur Foundation as India Country Director where she was responsible for the Foundation’s grants in India, which had a focus on population and development issues.
An innovator in the field of development, in the earlier stage of her career she founded organisations in the area of social justice (SRUTI), craft (DASTKAR) and programmes on leadership (Founder Director of the Ashoka Foundation, India) especially in the field of women’s health.
Ms Muttreja has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.