Ravi Gurumurthy is the Chief Innovation Officer and head of the Airbel Center at the International Rescue Committee.
Prior to joining the IRC as Vice-President of Strategy and Innovation in 2013, Ravi spent 15 years in the U.K. Government, holding a number of senior roles in social, environmental and foreign policy. From 2007 to 2010 he was the Strategic Advisor and Speech Writer to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, David Miliband. From 2010 to 2013, Ravi was the Director of Strategy and head of the Office of Climate Change at the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Ravi began his career at the UK think-tank, Demos.