Beyond COVID-19: How the manufacturing industry should prepare

Meet the team at Good Business Lab, filled to the brim with biscuit enthusiasts, professional N95 mask wearers and overall do-gooders.

Achyuta Adhvaryu
Ach has a PhD in economics from Yale. He leads innovation for GBL and serves as a principal investigator on research projects. He is also an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan.
Achyuta Adhvaryu
Chief Development Officer & Co-Founder
dad, economist, & fearless wielder of bad puns
Anant Ahuja
Anant holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the CEO at GBL & the head of Organizational Development at Shahi Exports, a company started by his grandmother which is now India’s largest apparel exporter.
Anant Ahuja
CEO & Co-Founder
Exporter of beats, garments, & good business
Anant Nyshadham
Anant holds a Ph.D. in economics from Yale. He helps to set overall strategy and often serves as a Principal investigator on research projects. He is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan.
Anant Nyshadham
Chief Strategy Officer & Co-Founder
baby wrestler, jive talker... renaissance man
Ankita Nanda
Ankita holds a B.A. (Hons) & PG diploma in political science and sociology from Ashoka University. At GBL, she works on strategic partnerships and designing research interventions.
Ankita Nanda
Partnerships & Design Associate
Learning by unlearning everyday
Aradhita Rampal
A lover of greens, Aradhita tries to balance out the clumsy and the artsy. She holds a bachelors in business administration from Amity University and helps with employee welfare and engagement at GBL.
Aradhita Rampal
Human Resource Associate
i make my own abbreviations
Arvind Patil
You will find Arvind observing - people, places, and interactions. A believer in experientialism, Arvind holds a master’s in strategic design management from the National Institute of Design.
Arvind Patil
Design and Program Manager
Good by design, better by intent!
Bopanna Changappa
Bopanna holds an MBA in CSR, and loves coffee, basketball and cars. At GBL he works on implementing and monitoring field operations.
Bopanna Changappa
Senior Field Associate
Adventures / Basketball / Coffee (ABC)
Dia Bangera
Live music, festival and theatre enthusiast, Dia studied environment & development and psychology. She cares about equality and the environment, and dreams of a world without borders.
Dia Bangera
Senior Grants Associate
navigating the world of a working mother
Eshan Fotedar
An engineer-turned-social science researcher, Eshan holds a master’s in development studies (TISS, Mumbai). His interests revolve around labor, urbanization, and migration.
Eshan Fotedar
Research Associate
Wandering through disciplines, cities & life
Girija KM
Girija holds a master’s degree in social work and a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Mysore. As a Field Associate, Girija works on coordinating with surveyors, factories and labor hostels.
Girija KM
Field Associate
Mothers are everything
Harish PM
Harish holds a B.A. in sociology and a master’s in social work. Involved in survey training, he works on the implementation of projects in rural Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Harish PM
Field Assistant
Let's be better humans
Kusha Verma
Kusha is a labor and gender economist, who holds a graduate degree in economics from UCL. Sound evidence, good governance and beautiful poetry are all that keep her alive.
Kusha Verma
Data Associate
Talk data to me
Lavanya Garg
Always thinking about making GBL a thriving space, Lavanya holds an M.A. in international & development economics from Yale University. She truly believes that fairy lights and poetry make the world a better place.
Lavanya Garg
Senior Strategy & Development Manager
History walks and cat talks
Maatangi Krishna
Maatangi works on intervention design at GBL, with a focus on applying behavior science principles empirically. She holds a B.A. (Hons) & PG Diploma in psychology from Ashoka University.
Maatangi Krishna
Design Associate
There's a behavioral bias for that
Madhu Manjunath
A food and movie enthusiast who spends her free time exploring the city, Madhu holds an M.A. in international development and wishes to someday work for the UN.
Madhu Manjunath
Design Associate
elephant's memory for trivia
Mansi Kabra
Writer of thoughts, player of keys, natural with rhymes, and M.A. in development studies. You’ll see her drinking chai, with ideas on the fly, always looking for something new, something fresh to try.
Mansi Kabra
Senior Marketing Manager
Take my advice. I’m not using it.
Mayank Manish
Mayank holds a master's in public policy from St.Xavier's College, Mumbai. He majored in history at Ambedkar University Delhi. Prior to GBL he worked at IIM-Ahmedabad.
Mayank Manish
Grants Associate
professional sleeper
Medha Sehtia
Medha is a postgraduate in economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University. At GBL, she works to make sure data is accurate and usable. Watch out, she hugs.
Medha Sehtia
Data Associate
Compensating for not being an engineer
Nirupama V
A journalist first, Nirupama believes in the power of stories. She’s a mental health evangelist constantly questioning herself and the world, with a master’s in development studies.
Nirupama V
Research Associate
Pomegranate peeling pro
Piyush Gandhi
Holding an MPhil in economics, Piyush works on design and impact evaluation of labor welfare programs. A cricket aficionado, his interests revolve around education & gender issues.
Piyush Gandhi
Research Associate
Loves to be on the field, for Research & Sports
Priota Paul
Priota holds a master’s in social work. Her commitment to minimalism is tested by her love for cute stationery. At GBL, she oversees the ins and outs of field operations.
Priota Paul
Senior Field Associate
Trying to be a minimalist!
Rajneesh Singh
Rajneesh holds a master’s in political science from Delhi University. Always looking to learn new things, his work comprises field visits to execute & monitor surveys across factory units, recruitment, training & production data.
Rajneesh Singh
Field Associate
Expert Gardener
Raphaelle Aulagnon
Raphaelle holds an M.A. in international & development economics from Yale University and an M.Sc in management with a specialization in economics & social entrepreneurship from ESSEC Business School.
Raphaelle Aulagnon
Research Associate
Stay safe, things are going very chaotic in France!!
Saswati Mishra
Talk film, music, art, food & space with the same excitement as research to Saswati. She holds a master’s in economics from Ashoka University and has a keen interest in labor & gender studies.
Saswati Mishra
Research Associate
Finding my interest in almost everything
Saumya Joshi
A sworn history buff, Saumya holds an M.Sc. in economics from the University of Amsterdam. She spends her free time appreciating (the) irony & digging into development policy research.
Saumya Joshi
Research Associate
To PhD or not to PhD?
Shalin Gor
Videographer, storyteller, management consultant and part qualified accountant. Shalin is on a mission to align passions with profession, and enjoy the process of life!
Shalin Gor
Marketing Consultant
Focused on having fun
Sharan Gulati
Marketeer, football fanatic and tree-hugger, Sharan holds a B.A. in geography, appreciates the simple life and spends his weekends on a football field, in a cafe or on the couch.
Sharan Gulati
Marketing Associate
and yes, I will do the opposite
Simar Julka
Simar holds a bachelor's in business administration from O.P. Jindal Global University. When she isn't working, she's most likely listening to Kanye West, petting dogs or preparing her favorite meal.
Simar Julka
Human Resource Associate
always curious
Smit Gade
When not thinking about data and economic models, Smit is poring over history and monuments. He holds an M.Phil. in economics from Oxford, and looks after Data & Research at GBL.
Smit Gade
Senior Data & Research Manager
Economist by day, Biryani vigilante by night
Umesh Kumar
Umesh holds master’s and bachelor's degrees in social work and is currently pursuing his PGDNGOM from Annamalai University. At GBL, Umesh works on the implementation of different projects across factory units.
Umesh Kumar
Field Associate
Confuse them with your silence and shock them with your results
Varun Chati
Physicist-turned-social scientist, Varun holds an M.A. in development. He has worked at the Behavioral Development Lab, JPAL SA. His research interests are gender, behavioral econ & mental health.
Varun Chati
Senior Research Associate
Life-hack junkie. Will work for car parts
Varun Jagannath
Varun is pursuing a Ph.D. in cultural ecology from the TISS Mumbai, holds a master’s in social work from St. Joseph’s College and a B.A. in industrial relations, sociology and economics from St. Joseph’s College. At GBL he works on on-ground research operations.
Varun Jagannath
Senior Field Manager
To chill and chai
Vasudeva Naik KC
Vasudeva holds a master's in economics, a B.A. in history, economics & sociology and a B.Ed in history. At GBL, Vasudeva's work lies in the implementation of projects.
Vasudeva Naik KC
Senior Field Associate
Work is Worship

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