Tanaji is the Director of Advocacy and Partnerships at CDRI. A humanitarian work and disaster resilience specialist with 20+ years of work globally. Prior to CDRI, he was the Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of RedR India for 12 years. He was also an elected board member of the Sphere Standards Association and an ex-officio Board Member of RedR USA. The sustained focus of his recent work has been on governance and policy for disaster resilience, multi stakeholder partnerships, organisational development, design and delivery of capacity building initiatives, and, investing and achieving resilience – across communities, institutions and governments.