Pratyush Panda

Adjunct Instructor

Center for Global Affairs

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Prat is passionate about helping solve the world’s most pressing challenges in creative and sustainable ways, bringing together unlikely partners to make it all happen.

To do this, Prat has dedicated his career to working with NGOs, companies, foundations, and other global development actors to design and scale innovations to drive sustainable social impact through cross sector partnership. He has worked across the world to support innovations in under-served and refugee communities. His work spans across public health, education, livelihoods, financial inclusion, agriculture, energy access, and digital inclusion.

Prat is currently Accenture's Global Inclusive Business lead and part of the Accenture Development Partnerships (ADP) leadership team. ADP is a part of Accenture's business that brings the business and technology capabilities of Accenture to help clients across all sectors improve the way they make a positive impact in the world. In his role as the Inclusive Business Lead, Prat leads Accenture's efforts to support corporations advance their social and environmental impact initiatives, globally. Prior to this role, he held several positions within the ADP team, including managing the Northeast portfolio; and the East Africa portfolio. Before joining the ADP team, Prat developed growth strategies for Domestic US Nonprofits with Accenture's Public Service Practice.

Prat teaches courses on Corporations and Society at New York University's Center for Global Affairs at the School of Professional Studies. 

Prat is based in New York and has an MBA from NYU's Stern School of Business and a dual degree in Business-Economics and Psychology from UCLA.