Gayatri is the Chief Executive Officer of India School Leadership Institute, that focuses on training school heads to achieve greater learning outcomes. Prior to ISLI, Gayatri was a Senior Programme Manager at Dalberg, where she managed multiple projects including an engagement with a large Indian conglomerate to identify interventions in education on which to focus their group-level CSR efforts. Before joining Dalberg, Gayatri was the Chief Operating Officer at Teach For India, and was part of the scale up of operations during its first 6 years. Gayatri has also previously worked at OC&C Strategy Consultants as an engagement manager in Mumbai and London, working with clients in the media, telecom and retail sectors. Before OC&C, Gayatri worked at Avalon Consulting as an Associate Vice President, on projects across multiple sectors like engineering, chemicals and logistics.
Gayatri has a Masters in Management Studies and a Bachelors in Commerce from Mumbai University. She enjoys travelling, music and spending time with her twin boys.