Arun Talwar, aged 57 years, is MBA, CAIIB with 34 years of experience in Corporate and Development Sector. He is currently working as the Chief Operating Officer of Udayan Care, an NGO working in the space of Child Care, Girl Education and Skill Development. He started his career as Probationary Officer in a Public Sector Bank and worked there for 11 years and then moved to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as Project Leader. Interested in working for a cause, he joined SOS Children’s Villages of India to serve the children in need. Thereafter, he worked in senior positions with other NGOs in different sectors, like CUTS International, Youth Hostels Association of India, Sesame Workshop etc. Being passionate about working for social causes and mitigating the suffering of those from under-privileged communities, he has been contributing his services for the welfare of others. In his current position as COO of Udayan Care, he is providing strategic leadership to the organisation in expanding its programme base geographically as well as programmatically, as well as strengthening systems and processes.