Shantanu Sharma is working as a public health specialist with MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child, a not-for-profit organization, for 4 years. He is pursuing his Ph.D. (part-time) from Lund University, Sweden. He has experience of academics, research, implementation, and communication. He has done his graduation and MD in Community Medicine from Delhi University and degree of Diplomat of National Board (DNB) from National Board of Examinations, India. He did a one-year diploma in health and family welfare management from a national institute in India. He has over 14 publications in peer-reviewed journals and currently working on a maternal, child health and nutrition project. He has been working with 15 teams across different states in India. He is engaged in building the technical competence and monitoring, evaluation skills of the staff and evidence generation of the intervention. He has worked as a medical officer for 6 months and involved in training midwives since then. He won the second best poster and oral presenter award in the two recent international conferences. He was part of the group working on post hoc evaluations of adolescent sexual and reproductive health projects and programmes, at the World Health Organization, Switzerland.