Amitabh Behar

Amitabh Behar is the Executive Director of the National Foundation for India (NFI). He is the Convener of National Social Watch Coalition and was the Co-chair of the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP- 2010-2016) and for five years was the convener of the Wada Na Todo Abhiyaan (Don’t Break Your Promises Campaign) in India, Amitabh’s areas of interest are governance and civil society. Over the years he has worked on issues promoting governance accountability and social action. He is one of the leading experts of people centred advocacy and was the Executive Director of the National Centre of Advocacy Studies (NCAS). He sits on several organizational boards including Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA), Navsarjan,Mobile crèche, CIVICUS (World Alliance for Citizen’s Participation and Global Fund for Community Foundation (GFCF) and he is the President of Yuva.