Yazad Jal

Director, CCS Academy

Yazad Jal is Director, CCS Academy at the Centre for Civil Society (CCS). In this role, he creates, develops and manages all the training and education related programs of the Centre including the flagship "ipolicy for Young Leaders". Previously Yazad was Fellow, Economic Policy and managed the Technology and Policy Program at the Takshashila Institution, Bengaluru. Before that he worked as a management consultant in the United States from 2008-18 with McKinsey and Company, IBM’s Global Business Services and his own independent consultancy. Yazad has also been active in the non-profit sector in India, serving as CEO of Praja Foundation in Mumbai from 2002-2006.

Yazad has an MBA from Yale University and a BA (Econ) from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai University.