Bhuvaneswari Balasubramanian

Country Director, India

Dr Bhuvaneswari Balasubramanian is a social scientist by training with extensive experience of working with philanthropies and development consulting in driving excellence for generating evidence and implementing evidence based programmatic interventions in public health nutrition across India.
She started her career as an Assistant Professor in Psychology and transitioned to work with Deloitte’s Public and Private Healthcare Consulting supporting the Ministry of Women and Child Development in the evaluation of the Integrated Child Development Services and strengthening convergence of nutrition programs at the state level. Prior to joining GAIN, she managed a pan-India fellowship in the roll out of Govt of India’s National Nutrition Mission (POSHAN Abhiyaan) supported by The India Nutrition Initiative of the Tata Trusts.
She is a soap maker and a fitness enthusiast with a love for lifting heavy things!