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Name                           :           Philip Abraham


Presently I am based in Mumbai.    My profile is below. Best,  Philip 

Profile Of Chief Consultant 




·        Experience of working with the Central Government of India with several Ministries.

·        Closely worked with State Governments in six States of India.

·        Besides being aware of the Government budgeting, planning, monitoring and reporting aspects, related spheres such as capacity building, social engineering, participatory approaches, gender, democratic decentralization, etc. also dealt with from the top of bureaucracy to the lowest levels.

·        Experience of working as an Adviser to a European Government provided the opportunity to know about international development covering aspects such as planning monitoring and evaluation.

·        The Ministries and Departments interacted with  include Agriculture, Social Justice and Empowerment, Social Welfare, Women and Child development, Telecommunications, Railways and Police.

Urban and Rural Development.


·        The experience of working in Mumbai, Chennai, and Bangalore was unique in providing ample opportunities for learning.

·        Added to this, the rural areas of Sangli District in Maharashtra, various rural areas in Tamilnadu and Kerala, Thumkur District of Karnataka and exposure to Madhya Pradesh, west Bengal and Orissa, taught lessons that cannot be learned anywhere else. 


International Perspective.


·        Working as a staff of an International NGO working in 135 countries with donors from 12 developed countries and a Bilateral Project teaches one lessons in systems in planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting that are of international standard.

·        Traveling to several to countries of South Asia, Africa and Europe provided opportunities for direct interaction to development models in different socio-economic backgrounds.

·        Organising and participating in national and international workshops and seminars in several countries and presenting papers  sharpens one’s focus while strengthening the international, multicultural, multisectoral, multilingual development perspective.


Positions Held.


·        The Chief Consultant has held positions like Programme Director, Regional Representative, Field Director, Adviser and Head Of Operations. These positions were held while working with international NGOs, national level NGOs and a Bilateral Project.


Missions, Studies, Evaluations.


·        Interacted with  several Missions such as appraisal, monitoring and evaluation. Participated in an international audit as a programme specialist. Conducted a participatory impact evaluation of a project.

·        Excellent analytical, intuitive, and writing skills coupled with ability to communicate at various levels as per situation.


NGO Partnerships.


·        During the long professional career worked with nearly 200 NGOs allover India, almost all of them leading at the national levels. One of the NGOs worked with had 155 NGOs as partners in 20 States in India.



Areas Of Expertise.


·        Being a professional Social Worker by education, social perspective is the underlying strength. It cuts across health (preventive and promotive), education, Community organization, watershed and agriculture, livestock, microfinance and livelihood, gender, self-help groups, village/urban development associations, participatory  approaches, disaster relief etc.

·        Due to the fact of holding highly responsible positions in large organizations and projects, the managerial and administrative experience became rich.

·        Added to this, commitment, communication, writing skills good health, pleasant personality, computer skills,  maturity ability to adjust to varying situations adds to the overall strength.

Personal Details                                               


Name                           :           Philip Abraham


Address                       :           No. 3, 18th Cross Street, 3rd Main Road,

                                                Maharajanagar,Tirunelveli-627011, Tamilnadu,  India.

Phone No.                    :           91- 462 2575232

E.Mail                          :   ,

Date of Birth                 :           30th November 1952

Nationality                    :            Indian

Languages known            :            Fluent in English, Hindi, Tamil, Marathi,

Malayalam, Working knowledge of Kannada and


Education                     :           B.A Economics – (1975)

                                                M.A Social Work

with specialization in social welfare administration

(TATA Institute of Social Sciences,

Bombay -1979)

Work Experience            :           24 Years in Integrated Urban and Rural Development. Worked with International NGOs, Bilateral Project, National NGO and Civil Society Organisations.

- 2002-04. Head of Operations of an NGO with a child focus, working in 20 states in India, in partnership with 155    NGOs. Head quarters in Mumbai.

-1993-2002. Worked as Adviser at a Bilateral Project.

-1983-1993. Worked with an International NGO working in 135 countries with donors from 12 developed countries.Held positions of Programme Director, Regional representative, and Field Director. Worked at Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore.

-1980 -1983.  Project Director of a rural Project in the sangli District of Maharashtra.

-1979-80. Social Worker,Urban project in mumbai.

                                                Posses good health and  prepared to travel extensively and work  under difficult conditions. Married and have two                                                daughters