Amitabh Behar is currently the Executive Director of the National Foundation for India (NFI). He is also the Global Co-chair of the Global Call to Action against Poverty and the National Convener of the Social Watch Coalition India. Amitabh was earlier the Executive Director of National Centre for Advocacy Studies (NCAS). He works on advocacy, networking and coalition building.
He also works on campaigning, with a special focus on issues of governance and civil society from the perspective of rights and justice. His areas of interest include civil society, governance and Panchayati Raj.