Prior to IDinsight, Maadhav did the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) fellowship. For most of his fellowship, he worked as an Economist for the Rwanda Development Board. There he provided technical analysis on industrial policy, competitiveness, and taxation—and led efforts for capacity building and process improvements for the organization. Previously, he was placed as a technical assistant at the Civil Services Agency in Liberia. Before his fellowship, he worked as a Program Assistant at the Global Health Strategies, Delhi, where he provided technical support on projects ranging from abortion to conditional cash transfers. He has also interned for the Economic & Political Weekly, Enactus, and the International Trade Centre (ITC) in Geneva. He graduated with a Masters in International Economics, specializing in development economics and international finance, from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva. He also holds a Bachelors’s in Economics from Kirorimal College, University of Delhi. He speaks Hindi, English, and French.