Prior to IDinsight, Aamir worked with Tata Trusts on data driven governance, where he managed data collection and creation of village development plans in Jharkhand and Odisha. He has also worked with NITI Aayog, Government of India, as a young professional, working with the Natural Resources and Environment division. Before joining NITI Aayog, he worked with an NGO and led a project on quality education and improving learning outcomes in the state of Chhattisgarh in India. Aamir has a Masters in Development Studies from TISS, Mumbai, and an MSc. in Public Policy from University College London. He is a recipient of the Chevening Scholarship-2020 of the UK government. He also received a DAAD fellowship-2013 during his master’s to study for a semester at the Goerge August University, Goettingen, Germany.