Samar Bajaj

Director Programs, Michael and Susan Dell Foundation

Samar is a Director at the India office of the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation. She leads several projects across the areas of education and livelihoods. In her current role at the Foundation, she partners with mission-driven organizations to scale high impact initiatives and drive lasting systems change.

Before joining the foundation, Samar spent over 10 years as a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Ernst & Young (EY). She has worked across multiple sectors including media, consumer internet, consumer goods & retail. As a consultant, she focused extensively on researching & measuring consumer behavior and is now applying the same techniques to the most pressing social issues facing our world today.

Samar studied Economics at Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University and holds a Dual Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the London School of Economics (LSE) and Sciences Po, Paris.