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Aditya Natraj is the founder and director of Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF) and the Piramal School of Leadership. KEF supports large scale systemic changes in public education systems in India through leadership development of State, District and School leaders. KEF works with 15,000+ education leaders across 14 states in India – directly affecting the lives of 5 million children across 50,000+ schools. KEF also runs the Gandhi Fellowship programme – a 2 year full-time programme to train young people in leading social change. Previously Aditya was Director of Pratham in Gujrat for 5 years, Vice-President of Business Development at ProXchange for 2 years and a Consultant at KPMG for 5 years. Aditya is a qualified Chartered Accountant, a Masters in Economics and has an MBA from INSEAD. Aditya is an Ashoka Fellow and an Echoing Green Fellow. Aditya also serves on the governing board of the Quality Council of India, the Akanksha Foundation and Bridgespan India. Aditya was awarded the Times Now Amazing Indian award in the Education category. He is a Fellow of the fifth class of the Kamalnayan Bajaj Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.