Gagan Sethi has 30 years of experience in organizational development, capacity building and advocacy at local, national & international levels in diverse cultural settings in Asia. He is a recognised leader in policy formulation, facilitating development projects and advocate for minority rights. Previously he has been Co-chair of Consultative group set up by the Planning Commission of India to draft Voluntary agency policy. He was also co-opted as member of assessment and monitoring authority set up under the Planning Commission of India, was a Mission member with EDI to the Government of Mauritius to help draft the Volag policy. He is the founder of ten development organizations working on areas of human & institutional development, access to legal justice, women empowerment, conflict management, minority and dalit rights as well as youth employment and education. He is an experienced international trainer and consultant in organizational development, planning & review to several international and national funding agencies, think tanks and development projects for over 20 years. Some of his clients have included GTZ, Swiss Development Co-operation, Christian Aid, Ford Foundation, Misereor, IGSSS, Swiss Aid in India.