Ruban Jacob is a Research Associate at Athena. His interests include Infrastructure Development, Women Empowerment, and Education. He was previously a Consultant at Pricewaterhouse Coopers where he worked primarily on setting up economic zones in Bangladesh. He has also supported projects on infrastructure development. Ruban holds a dual degree in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, where he specialized in Infrastructural Engineering and minored in Development Policy.