Aditya Rau

Senior Analyst

At the Center for Inclusive Growth, Aditya Rau leads efforts to help policymakers apply data insights to revitalize distressed communities; and to facilitate access to and the financing of lifelong learning opportunities for workers.

Most recently, Aditya was an International Youth Fellow with the Aga Khan Foundation in Tanzania, where his work focused on strategy and communications for an early childhood development program. Prior to this, Aditya helped advise top Canadian and global organizations at Navigator, Canada's leading high stakes public strategy and communications firm.

Aditya is a Managing Fellow at The Reach Project, a research initiative at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto. At The Reach Project, his research has taken him to South Africa, where he completed fieldwork examining the country’s success in scaling its birth registration rate; and to Mexico, where he studied food insecurity and digital upskilling in violent communities.

Aditya earned an Honours BA in Political Science from the University of Toronto (Trinity College) where he studied as a Whiteside Scholar. In 2019, he was appointed to a four-year term on The Corporation of Trinity College, the college's highest governing body. He will enroll in the MBA program at Harvard Business School in 2022.