Moutushi Sengupta is Country Director for the MacArthur Foundation’s India Office, which provides grantmaking to civil society organizations on Climate Change, Population and Reproductive Health and Girls' Secondary Education.
Prior to joining MacArthur in April 2013, she worked with Oxfam India, a rights-based organization that fights poverty and injustice. As Director – Programmes and Advocacy for Oxfam India, Moutushi led the process of developing and making operational the vision and strategy for programme management. Before Oxfam, Moutushi worked with the Department for International Development (DFID) in India for over 15 years. During her stint with DFID, she worked on a diverse portfolio of programs and projects across the country, including livelihoods promotion, health, rural development, financial and governance reforms and enterprise development.
Moutushi holds an MBA (University Gold Medalist) degree from the Punjab University and an M.Sc. degree in Applied Environmental Economics from the Imperial College of the United Kingdom. She has been a visiting faculty with the Symbiosis Institute of International Business, teaching post-graduate course on financial services for the rural poor.