TARUN VIJ, COUNTRY DIRECTOR, INDIA
Tarun Vij joined GAIN India as Country Director in September 2015. Combining eighteen years entrepreneurial experience in the commercial sector with ten years in leadership positions in international development, Tarun brings a unique perspective on challenges and opportunities in developing sustainable solutions when scaling up access and service delivery to under-served communities. For the past four years, Tarun has led PATH’s global health portfolio in India with project teams executing projects on vaccines and immunization, maternal & new-born health and nutrition, tuberculosis control, diarrheal disease and more. Prior to PATH, he served as the Country Director of the America India Foundation, where he led the development and implementation of a strategy to scale up programs including interventions in primary and secondary education for children of migrant workers; and also spent three years as project director at TCI Foundation (TCIF), the implementing partner of Avahan: The India AIDS Initiative of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).