Shrashtant Patara

Chief Executive Officer | Development Alternatives | India

Shrashtant Patara has been with the Development Alternatives Group since 1988, providing strategic direction, substantive expertise and management capability to teams in Habitat, Renewable Energy, Water, Waste Management and Micro-enterprise Development. Patara’s work focuses on co-creating multi-stakeholder ecosystems that promote green and inclusive entrepreneurship through social innovation. He is currently pursuing an M.Phil in Inclusive Innovation at the University of Cape Town and is a Fellow of The Rockefeller Foundation’s Global Program on Social Innovation. Patara has spearheaded the incubation of several social businesses within the Development Alternatives Group, including the Indian Micro Enterprises Development Foundation.