Bishwadeep Ghose leads Arghyam’s programmes on water and sanitation. A student of development since the last two decades, he has been working on initiatives related to poverty alleviation and social exclusion. He has worked with participatory methodologies applied to forestry, agriculture and local health traditions with various nonprofits and funding organisations. Keenly interested in public policy as well as market-based approaches, he has co-designed several multi-actor programmes that strived for impact at scale and knowledge co-creation. With a background in science and forest management, he has also done short courses in political economy and international relations from the LSE, London.