Ashish Dhawan is the Founder and CEO of Central Square Foundation where he hopes to bring a fresh impact-based approach to philanthropy in India. Before this, he worked for twenty years in the investment management business and ran one of India’s leading private equity funds, ChrysCapital. Mr Dhawan serves on the board of several non-profits including Akanksha Foundation, 3.2.1 Education Foundation, Teach For India, Centre for Civil Society, Janaagraha and GiveLife. He was recently recognized as the NextGen Leader in Philanthropy by Forbes India. Mr Dhawan received an MBA degree from Harvard Business School and a BS degree in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Yale University.