Shiv Kumar

About Shiv Kumar
  • Chairperson, Catalyst Foundation

A Social Entrepreneur, institution and people builder, Shiv has dedicated 26 years working on social development, in India and internationally. His experience is in the fields of Health, Education and Livelihoods and interests include Governance, Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, Technology in Development, Behaviour Sciences and Institutional transformation.

Starting his career in a leading farmer owned co-operative, he has founded several organisations within the Catalyst Group - Catalyst Management Services, a consulting firm; Swasti – a health resource centre and Vrutti – a livelihood resource centre and Fuzhio, a impact product company.

Shiv holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Management (1989-91) from IRMA.


Investing in the Sustainable Livelihoods Ecosystem

04 Jun 2018

Read session notes here.  Session Description The World Bank has estimated that the number of people living in extreme poverty in the South Asia region has likely fallen to 13.5 percent of the region’s population in 2015. Despite the impressive…Read More

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