Bhavna Mathur is currently the Country Director for IDEX Accelerator – a global fellowship in social enterprise and is responsible for the success, outreach and sustainability of the IDEX intervention in India.
Prior to IDEX, Bhavna worked with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), managing technology development programs for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets. In sync with the industrial development strategy of the ministry of commerce and industry, she spearheaded several interventions for the development of green manufacturing technologies, intellectual property rights and technology upgrades in SMEs.
Bhavna holds a Master of Science degree in Environment and Development from the London School of Economics, UK, a Masters in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India and a Bachelors in Economics from Delhi University.
Her passion for economics and development has always driven her to develop solutions that integrate the two and work for development that is inclusive and sustainable.
Keeping her passion for the subject alive, Bhavna often mentors students across schools, universities and business schools in economics. She also recently delivered a TEDx talk to share her thoughts on intrapreneurs within organisations.