Role at FSG
Ashish focuses on using market-based solutions to drive sustainable social change. His emphasis has been on multi-year programs which seek to build and scale inclusive business models to address sector-specific development challenges. He is currently co-leading a six-year program to improve private preschool education for low-income urban Indian households.
Ashish was the founder of Monitor Inclusive Markets (MIM), a social action unit within Monitor. He pioneered MIM’s market-based approach to addressing the world’s development challenges and worked across multiple sectors. Ashish led an extensive effort to facilitate a new ownership housing industry to serve low-income urban households, a potential market worth over $220 billion, working with entrepreneurs, developers, finance companies, major corporations, and the government. Ashish has also explored opportunities for supply-side solutions to India’s sanitation challenges. Prior to founding MIM, he started, developed, and led Monitor Group’s consulting business in India. Ashish is the author of several influencial publications, including Emerging Markets, Emerging Models.
- Stanford University, PhD
- University of California, Berkeley, M.A.
- Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, B.Tech