Andy Bhanot

Andy Bhanot

Research Director

About Andy Bhanot 

Andy Bhanot is the Director of Research for the SHOPS Plus project in India. He is a research, monitoring, and evaluation professional with more than three decades of experience. Over the last 12 years he has been responsible for providing research-based strategic inputs for development, monitoring, and impact evaluation of social behavior change communication programs. Prior to that, he worked for two decades with market research and advertising agencies directing brand, consumer, and business research. Bhanot has experience working on USAID-funded projects in public health. He holds a master's degree in rural management from IRMA, and a postgraduate certificate in big data analytics from Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurugram.


Developing program logic models/theory of change and overarching M&E frameworks for output, process and outcome evaluation of social development programs, and directing formative, on-going and summative evaluations of social behavior change communication programs

Country experience

Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia 




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