Pooja Gupta is the Lancet Citizens’ Commission Communications Director at the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute. She is a strategic communications advisor who focuses on communicating evidence and ideas, policy engagement and behaviour change through creative narratives and strategic storytelling. She specialises in managing diverse advocacy and research groups and global non-profits communications.
She previously set up and led the strategic communications unit at the Delhi based think tank, Centre for Policy Research (CPR). Prior to CPR, she has worked with the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and TATA Trusts. She is an alumnus of the Institute of Management Technology and Teach India Fellowship