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Dipak Chalakkal

Senior Consultant

Dipak joins FSG with professional experience in both consulting and education technology. At FSG, Dipak works within the inclusive markets approach. He is currently working on a sanitation market assessment in sub-Saharan Africa, with an aim to identify potential market-based sanitation (MBS) approaches that could improve the sanitation profile of the target country.

Before FSG

Prior to joining FSG, Dipak was a senior manager in the Data Science division of Educational Initiatives (EI), an ed-tech firm that has been providing diagnostic assessments and adaptive & personalized learning solutions to students and schools in India since 2001. At EI, he was involved in setting up and leading the Data Engineering and Data Visualization teams for the organization, which were responsible for managing and analyzing the data generated by more than 14 million users from more than 3,000 schools.


  • Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta - Post Graduate Diploma in Management
  • St. Stephen’s College, Delhi - B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics


  • IIM Calcutta alumni group


  • Hindi (fluent)
  • Malayalam (conversational)

On working at FSG

“I’m excited to be working at FSG and getting the opportunity to collaborate with other mission-driven individuals who are trying to create real and sustainable social impact using market-based and data driven approaches.”