Aarushi Jain

Policy Director - Bharti Institute of Public Policy


Dr Aarushi Jain has almost 2 decades of experience as an Administrator, Faculty and Project Head. She is currently working as the Policy Director of Bharti Institute of Public Policy, Indian School of Business. In her current role, she leads the education, research and outreach activities at the Bharti Institute. She is the coordinator of the Advanced Management Programme in Public Policy.

Sharique Hassan Manazir

Senior Manager


Sharique is a Ph.D. from the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He holds an MBA degree from ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad and Bachelor of Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University. A Science Technology and Society scholar, his research area is Digital Inclusion, Democracy & Tech-Policy Regulations in South Asia. He is 2013 UN Volunteer Award Recipient and is member of The Science and Democracy Network at the Harvard University; The Internet Society, New Delhi Chapter; and Founding Member of The Digital Inclusion Research Forum. Previously, he worked as the Deputy Registrar at the Al Karim University, Bihar and as a Teaching Assistant at the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, JNU; and as an Assistant Manager – OEM Sales at Hettich India Private Ltd. He is passionate about theorising and linking social and digital financial exclusion.

Himani Gupta

Senior Associate


Himani completed her B.Tech in Information & Technology from Kurukshetra University. Before joining the ISB, she worked with Shri Guru Gorakhnath Polytechnic College, Ambala, Haryana, as a lecturer of Computer Science for two years. Prior to that, she worked as a Team Leader at Franciscan Solutions Pvt Ltd, where she was also involved in the maintenance of IT and AV Infra at school sites and working on ERP Solutions. She loves to face challenges and always strives for more. During her free time, she loves to play badminton and spend time with her family.

Pooja Chopra

Project Associate


Pooja holds a Diploma in Advertisement and Public Relations from the K.C. College of Management Studies, Mumbai. She is currently pursuing her MBA in Human Resource Management from NMIMS School of Business Management, Mumbai. Prior to working with Bharti Institute, she worked with the British Deputy High Commission, Chandigarh, for over four years in the depart of corporate services handling administration and finance. She has also worked as a customer care representative with HDFC Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai. Pooja has a passion for intricate designs and loves to create Mandala in her free time.