Consultant with experience solving real world problems through R programing

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Desired position type: Any
Location: Costa Mesa California, United States

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My core competencies include data analysis, cost-benefit analysis, economic modeling, and impact evaluation. My previous clients include the World Bank, large corporates, and startups. I am currently seeking part-time, remote work positions.


University of California, Berkeley, Masters of Science in Development Practice, 2014
University of California, Santa Cruz, Bachelor of Arts: Politics, 2006


Mana USA LLC, Irvine, CA USA
August 2015—Present

Managing Director/Lead Consultant

  • Currently leading the go-to-market strategy for company’s organic tea product line
  • Working with partners to develop a drip irrigation financing project for small holder farmers in Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Conducted a Discounted Free Cash Flow Analysis of a social enterprise client’s scale-up plan for its organic lentils product line

Total Synergy Consulting Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi INDIA
October 2014—December 2015

Associate Senior Consultant

Project 1: Strengthening Governance and Public Services in Karnataka Project

  • Synergized inputs from multiple stakeholders into a coherent, comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation plan that utilizes both information and communication technology (mobile devices, GIS mapping, web applications) and community-based initiatives (social audits and grievance reporting)
  • Conducted a Cost-Benefit Analysis, including Monte Carlo simulations and sensitivity tests, of the project
  • Drafted an impact evaluation strategy for the project

Project 2: Higher Education Reform Project

  • Worked with stakeholders in Madhya Pradesh, India, and the World Bank to design an application for awarding $353 million in grants to colleges and universities based on strategic plans
  • Managed an iterative process of deciding infrastructure funding priorities for higher education state wide
  • Co-drafted a project manual that integrated the goals of both the World Bank and the Government of Madhya Pradesh

Project 3: CSR Assessment Project

  • Programmed and managed a tablet-based socioeconomic baseline survey for 18,000 households in Rajasthan, India and co-wrote 16 reports based on the survey’s findings for a Corporate Social Responsibility client
  • Conducted econometric analysis of the survey’s results to identify community needs and determine the impact of client’s past CSR activities
  • Co-wrote 16 reports reviewing client’s various CSR activities to-date, focusing on proposed programs’ theories of change and their potential for impact

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA USA
August 2013—May 2014

Graduate Student Instructor

  • Consulted six teams of graduate engineering students designing technology for Bottom of the Pyramid markets

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, MONGOLIA
June 2013—March 2014

Value Chain Consultant

  • Designed and led a study of the Mongolian livestock industry that utilized both quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Analyzed the impact of risk on herd composition, and developed 3 policy recommendations


  • R (3 years experience)

Spoken Languages

    English, Lao, Thai