Ramkumar joined the International Budget Partnership (IBP) in 2005 and currently is the Director of International Advocacy and the Open Budget Initiative.
In this capacity, he oversees the IBP’s efforts to expand the adoption of transparent and accountable budget systems around the world. Additionally, he directs the IBP’s ongoing research initiatives that assess budget transparency in government. Ramkumar previously worked with the MKSS – an organization that pioneered the Right to Information movement in India. He also worked with a Mumbai-based nongovernmental organization called SPARC, which is part of the Shack/Slum Dwellers International.
Ramkumar is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds an MA from the London School of Economics.