Rajiv Ranjan

Rajiv Ranjan leads the Innovation Team at the PARIS21 Secretariat. He has over 20 years of international cooperation experience, ranging from digital transformation to statistical capacity development. Rajiv possesses strong expertise in information systems, data technologies, statistics & social sciences and supports National Statistics Offices around the world on data dissemination effectiveness, strengthening data management practices, and NSDS planning process. Before joining PARIS21, Rajiv was an Advisor with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and was seconded to the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda where he significantly improved distribution, uptake and use of data for evidence-based planning and decision making. Rajiv’s experience also includes planning and implementing ICT for Development and e-Government projects as well as supporting the development of organisation-wide Knowledge Management systems.

Rajiv holds a Master’s in Business Administration with specialisation in Information Technology and Management and a Bachelors' degree in Technology.

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