Charu Malhotra
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Areas Of Expertise
    • Education Design and Transformation
    • Education Management and Teacher Training
    • CSR Strategy
    • Education Policy
    • Social Policy
    • Impact Assessment
    • Gender-based Development
    • Public Private Partnerships
  • Institute of Education, University of London
    Applied Education and Leadership Management (PGDip), London, UK
  • Calcutta University
    Bachelor of Arts English (Hons), Kolkata, India
Honours And Certification
    • Executive Education programme at ISB Hyderabad for Emerging Leaders Programme for Directors
    • Executive Programme for Leaders at IIM Bangalore
    • CSR expert under the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs
    • Steven Covey Leadership Programme 

Charu is a leading educationist and well-respected learning & development professional, with more than 20 years of professional experience in Public Education and Learning. Passionate about education, she has worked with more than fifteen State Governments on projects in Education, Technology and in CSR programs, and has served on important panels and committees of the Government in India. She has also developed competency-based curriculum and assessments based on PISA framework, technology assisted tools and personalized assessments for data-based remediation, tracking and evaluating learning outcomes.

Charu has engaged extensively with stakeholders including governments, private sector, industry chambers and education communities on matters related to policy in particular Public Private Partnerships in Education. More recently, she has worked with Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan in developing their roadmap for PISA inspired strategies for transformation of the educational organization across the country and has worked with the SCERT Chhattisgarh in setting up their assessment center and training teachers in the State. She specializes in early childhood education and gender-based development programmes, working closely with the Ministry of Women and Child Development on policy reforms.

Prior to joining Primus, she had been in senior roles in KPMG and IL&FS Education and Technology Services Ltd. amongst others. At Primus, she is leading the "Impact Realization" practice, steers the Education and Skill Development Sector practice and is part of the Leadership Team.

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