Kevin Tharayil is an MPP candidate at the Hertie School of Governance where he has been focusing on policy analysis. Previously, he worked with SWISSAID India as a grant officer responsible for institutional fundraising. He also has experience in banking and finance at Citibank India, where he worked as an assistant manager in the wealth management division, advising clients on their financial portfolios. While at the Hertie School, he took part in the Professional Year programme and worked with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) at their head office in Eschborn, working on projects focused on leadership and social innovation labs. Additionally, Kevin holds a Master of Business Administration from the Symbiosis International University in Pune.