Rajat Modwel

CEO, RTI International India

rajat modwel


  • MBA, London Business School
  • MA, Economics, Delhi School of Economics
  • BA, Economics, St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi

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Rajat Modwel serves as Chief Executive Officer of RTI’s wholly owned subsidiary in India. He leads a variety of efforts to address India’s development challenges, including projects in air, water, sanitation, energy, health, skills, and education.

Mr. Modwel combines an academic background in economics with professional experience in government, management consulting, and private industry. He has worked across global markets to develop and deliver strategic, governance, and organizational solutions and drive business operations.

Before joining RTI in 2016, Mr. Modwel was a senior vice president at McKinsey & Company. As a leader of McKinsey’s Centre for Government and Public Enterprises in India, he focused on cities, transportation, education, regulatory policy, and infra finance. His experience also includes leadership positions in end-to-end educational testing at Prometric, organizational effectiveness and capability development at the Hay Group, and business reengineering at American Express. He worked in local government, rural development, and finance for the Government of Rajasthan, and served as a lecturer in economics at the University of Delhi.