Ajoy Datta

Ajoy is a Senior Associate at The Development Hub, leading our work on embedding decolonising and anti-racist approaches through organisational change. He is a facilitator, researcher and coach with over 20 years experience in the global development and humanitarian sector.

He specialises in: supporting leaders and organisations to learn and change, influencing and engaging with policy and practice; and strengthening knowledge and decision-making systems. Power, privilege and positionality are central to his thinking.

Ajoy is also a visiting lecturer at the UK’s Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, teaching on a course about organisations and teams, which brings together psychodynamic and systemic approaches.

He has worked in multiple policy areas, including climate change, the economy, social affairs, and disaster risk reduction and response amongst others.

Ajoy has collaborated with various organisations, including foundations, government agencies, universities, think tanks, NGOs, IFIs, UN agencies, and consulting firms and has worked in a number of contexts including sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Europe, North America, the MENA region and Australasia.

You can access Ajoy’s CV here.