Abhay Agarwal


After completing dual undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and International Development from Bucknell University, Abhay co-founded Bicycles Against Poverty, a CBO in Northern Uganda, working on appropriate technology and development models. Previously, he served as an engineering consultant to the Small Business Development Centre in Pennsylvania and an operations analyst for Goldman Sachs. He also remains involved in the manufacturing sector in West Bengal.

Abhay joined the organization in August 2009 as a Research Associate for an impact evaluation of the Ultra Poor Program in West Bengal, and has worked on a study involving Domestic Remittance Transfers. He is currently involved in various research and policy advocacy initiatives.