Arnav leads Gates Foundation's Philanthropic Partnerships portfolio in India and South Asia with the objective of strengthening the philanthropic ecosystem and partnering with individuals, family offices, and corporates to have impact at scale across the priority areas of the foundation. He is also a core member of the foundation's South and South East Asia strategy team. He previously worked with India Policy & Poverty Alleviation team, where he helped develop the investment portfolio and foundation's agriculture development and policy strategy. Prior to joining the foundation in July 2013, he worked as a Consultant with Deloitte Consulting, where he advised senior clients across sectors on strategy development, supply chain management, corporate and financial planning. He holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi, India, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. He also holds the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) certification from APICS, USA.