Manoj is a policy enthusiast having expertise in Coalition Building & Strategic Partnership Development, he has served in various senior roles at several Indian and international non-profit organisations. He is the founder and promoter of Policy Talks based in New Delhi and an advisory member to the Amity Institute of Public Policy at Amity University, Noida. He was also the Policy Project Consultant for the Delhi-NCR Region for CPPR for many years. Manoj was involved in various UN consultations and facilitated youth workshops in post-conflict societies in Africa & Asia. He was instrumental in championing the policy reforms in the Bamboo sector in India during his engagement as a key member of the senior management team at Centre for Civil Society. Manoj is well travelled, worked and lived in Manila and Paris engaged in global advocacy for addressing student poverty and peace building. He is a graduate in both Commerce, and Journalism and Communication and has 19 years of extensive experience in non-profit sector and volunteers for several initiatives.