Vijay leads Athena's strategic initiatives and overall operations of the firm. He works closely with development agencies, private sector clients and governments on strategic advisory assignments. Vijay's research interests include Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), public finance and social infrastructure development. The unique entrepreneurial zest he brings to his work and advisory engagements was recognized in 2017 where he was honored as an impact entrepreneur at the GSG Millennial Honors. Vijay earned his degree in chartered accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants, India. He also holds a master's degree in economics from the National University of Singapore and University of Madras. Vijay is an adjunct lecturer at Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies.