Varun Sharma

Dr. Varun Sharma is a PhD in Economics from the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics and a postdoc in Public Health from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. With over 12 years of experience in the fields of public health and social development, he is a seasoned social and development researcher. Throughout his career, he has had the opportunity to work in various cities and with different organizations, spanning academia, think-tanks, rights-based NGOs, and international NGOs. In his most recent role, he supported the public health surveillance and climate change project at Jhpiego in the capacity of a Monitoring, Learning, and Evaluation (MLE) specialist. In his professional journey, he has managed many research and impact evaluation projects, contributing significantly to the body of knowledge in his field. His work is evident in the publication of many research articles in international peer-reviewed journals. As a staunch believer in learning as a continuous process, he consistently pushes his boundaries and embraces change with an open heart. Outside of work, he finds joy in spending time with family and friends, indulging in his love for listening to old songs, and exploring new places, particularly in the countryside.