Meher Kahlon



A qualified lawyer with demonstrated public policy experience, Meher has worked in Indirect Tax Advisory at a law firm, been a founding member of the Public Policy and Government Relations team at Uber, Research at a political consulting firm and as an Independent Legal & Policy Consultant before joining the Indian School of Business. Meher wants to generate rich discussion and debate around public policy amongst emerging business leaders to encourage responsible profitability.

Avanish Rathi

Vice President


Avanish has worked for 7 years as an Advocate in the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court representing the Government of India, State Governments of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and bodies like the Department of Telecommunications and the University Grants Commission. He is a published writer on law, policy, business and international affairs. Avanish's vision for the Public Policy Club is to enable the cohort to make better business decisions through enhanced policy understanding.

Dattatreya Datta

Alumni Relations Coordinator


Dattatreya has worked with Deloitte India (Offices of the US) as a Business Technology Consultant before joining the Indian School of Business.
Dattatreya believes in Public Policy being an important tool in the execution of any new, pathbreaking business idea. Dattatreya sees the Policy Club as a forum for the cohort to collaboratively explore socioeconomic and policy solutions to societal problems. Dattatreya is also passionate about the environment and wildlife as a special focus area of policy.

Prateek Guru

Careers and L&D Coordinator


Prateek has worked at Cuemath in the Operations and Expansions team as Zonal Demand Head. Prateek has been interested in public policy and has been associated with thinktanks like Takshashila, Centre for Civil Society and Students for Liberty. In the Public Policy Club, Prateek finds an opportunity to develop his interest further as well as contribute to the cohort. 

Sheshadri Ramachandran

Events Coordinator


Before joining the Indian School of Business, Sheshadri worked as Manager, Data & Analytics at Walmart eCommerce in the San Francisco Bay Area. Sheshadri is an avid consumer of current affairs and news and is fascinated by everything Public Policy. He finds being a part of the core in the Public Policy Club a good bridge to match his interest to acquiring new skills in this subject area. A podcast enthusiast, Sheshadri is the go-to person for hidden gem podcast recommendations


Sivas Subramaniyan

Marketing & Communications Coordinator


With a repertoire of skills from his previous public policy experience, Sivas brings in considerable experience into the Public Policy Core team.  He has worked in the Engineering, Public Policy and Investment Promotion sectors before joining the Indian School of Business. Sivas also has experience at the Young India Fellowship,

Syama Prasad Mookherjee Research Foundation (SPMRF), LAMP fellowship and at Invest India. Sivas believes in public policy and businesses working in tandem to achieve common goals.