Shivaji is a Program Head at FMCH. Before joining FMCH, he was associated with Fortify Health, STIR Education, Naandi Foundation, and Kaivalya Education Foundation, where he has managed programs, implementations, system diagnostic studies, government partnerships, program design, and strategic operation verticals. And, during this assignments, he was closely associated with health, tribal ministries, and the education department in Delhi, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu. He was also a Gandhi Fellow (2012-14) at Kaivalya Education Foundation in Gujrat and worked with five government schools and communities.
His interest lies with evidence-based interventions, community development, government partnerships, and policy interventions.
He holds a degree in Social Sciences from CSRD- Institute of Social Work and Research with academic achievement of clearing UGC, NET, and currently pursuing a Ph.D. from TISS, Mumbai in Early Grade Education.