Leadership Team


Shubhra Singh


Executive Director

Shubhra Singh has been associated with The Nand & Jeet Khemka Foundation & The Nabha Foundation for the last 12 years. She has led the Nand & Jeet Khemka Foundation and the Nabha Foundation as the Chief Executive Officer for the past 3 years and as the Chief Operating Officer from 2017-2020. In her previous roles with the Foundation, she has headed Project Khemka Rameshwar Lal – Action to Improve Public Scheme Access and Delivery (AIPAD), supported by the European Union and focuses on poverty alleviation and accountable governance. She also worked as Director – Education for The Nabha Foundation. She has about 23 years of experience in working in the development space in India.

Previously, she held the position of Head of Advocacy for ARK (Absolute Return for Kids) India, a Britain based INGO and led ARK’s advocacy efforts at the national level as well as across several states of India. Prior to this, she also held the position of Dy. Director of Bodh Shiksha Samiti, a nationally reputed resource organization, working in the realm of education for the past 30 years and known world-wide for its large scale educational reform programs with the Government.

Her personal areas of expertise are managing large scale developmental projects for poor, policy advocacy & reforms, managing partnerships and networks, Education management, Educational philosophy and pedagogy and community based initiatives. She holds a Master’s degree from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, specializing in Welfare administration and her research was on training and capacity building of Panchayati Raj Institution members in Bihar.