Archana Mathur has around 12 years of experience of working in reputed academic, government and development sector institutions in India. Prior to joining IIP, she worked with The Energy Resources Institute (TERI), where she was part of the team responsible for managing the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit. She handled various administrative functions in her roles in Public Health Foundation of India-SANCD and the Asia Pacific Institute of Management. During her seven years stint in Development Alternatives, she helped in organizing international events like the Taragram Yatra and major international conferences like The Sustainability Summit. She also successfully organized almost 30 certificate training courses for Indian and international participants during her association with the organization. She has a Masters’ degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.