Mr. Ajay Kumar Pandey

Mr. Ajay Kumar Pandey
Chief Executive Officer, Sehgal Foundation, India

Mr. Ajay Kumar Pandey is the CEO of Sehgal Foundation. Mr. Pandey along with his team, works together with rural communities to create sustainable programs for managing water resources, increasing agricultural productivity, and strengthening rural governance.

With a background in Law, Mr. Pandey has worked with academic institutions, national, international NGOs, and the UN. He is a founding faculty member of Jindal Global Law School of O.P., Jindal Global University and also a member of the steering committee of the Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE).

In 2005-2006, he received a Fulbright Scholar at the Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville TN, USA, where he obtained his Master of Law (LL.M.) in Clinical Legal Education. Upon his return to India, Mr. Pandey established rural law service clinics in Haryana. These clinics were instrumental in educating underserved communities about their rights and obligations under law.

In 2012, he was also a recipient of Legal Education Innovation award conferred by the Society of Indian Law Firms and Menon Institute of Legal Advocacy Training. The award was bestowed on him for improving access to justice for the underserved communities.