Poonam Muttreja is the Executive Director of the Population Foundation of India (PFI). She has more than 30 years of experience in the socio-development sector. Before joining PFI, Poonam worked with the MacArthur Foundation as India Country Director where she was responsible for the Foundation’s grants in India. An innovator in the field of development, in the earlier stage of her career she has founded organizations in areas of social justice (SRUTI), craft (DASTKAR) and programs on leadership (Founder Director of the Ashoka Foundation, India). Poonam has a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.