Nilesh Chatterjee

Research Advisor at Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation


Technical Advisor/Specialist

Public Health/WASH

Top Mgt (CEO, President, MD, Country Director/ Regional Representative, Executive Director)


Technical assistance for public health, behavior change, development projects in USA, Mexico, India, Mauritius, Bangladesh; Worked with Texas AM Univ; Univ of Texas, Johns Hopkins University CCP

Professional Experience

  • Research Advisoraug-2015 - sep-2015

    Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation

    Research adviser for various projects Studying efficacy of tobacco cessation project in schools - quasi-experimental design; Case control study of tobacco free schools; Tobacco free village model.

  • Project Head and Managing Committee Memberjan-2008 - apr-2010

    Kotak Education Foundation

    Managing Committee Member and Project Head for an educational outcomes improvement in low income schools and employability-skills project for youth in low income communities in Mumbai

  • Lead Consultantjan-2009 - sep-2009

    Times Foundation - Times of India Group

    Ideation, design and development of a program and partnership platform to foster service-leadership in civil society; tools and opportunities for training and practice of participatory democracy

  • Principal Investigator & Consultantapr-2013 - dec-2013

    Center for Communication and Change - India CCC-I, affiliate of JHUCCP

    Assessment risk communication for pandemic flu, India and Southeast Asia - WHO; HIV communication strategy Mauritius; Behavior Change Communication package for high priority districts, India - Unicef

  • Consultantjan-2014 - nov-2015

    Indian Law Society - Center for Mental Health Law and Policy

    Atmiyata Project - Promoting Wellbeing, Reducing Distress, Improving Access to Mental Care through Self Help Groups SHGs and Farmers Clubs in Rural Maharashtra A Community Based Field Trial

  • Principal Consultant and Technical Specialistapr-2014 - dec-2014

    Lemontree Marketing Communication

    Designed and developed Social Behavioral Change Communication strategy for Ministry of Health Family Welfare Dept, state of Madhya Pradesh, India

  • Principal Consultant and Technical Specialistapr-2014 - sep-2015

    Kalyani Media Group

    1. Implementing Community Mobilization for behavior change - Leadership Haryana IHBP- USAID funded; 2. Created electronic repository of behavior change materials for maternal child health, Unicef-MP

  • Head of Research & Strategic Planningjun-2010 - feb-2014

    JHUCCP- Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs

    Research, Strategy and Program scope of work. Research in more than ten states, Strategy design; implementing programs; Monitoring and Evaluation. HIV, Tobacco, MCH, Family-planning, Environment

  • Consultant and Advisoraug-2014 - apr-2015

    World Health Organization - Country Office WCO - India

    Technical assistance to WHO and Ministry of Health Govt of India for training and strategy titled “Ready-Steady-Stop A risk communication strategy for Ebola Virus Disease EVD preparedness in India.

Volunteering Experience

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Awards & Certifications

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