Rahul Daswani is Head of Partnerships and Deputy Director at Open Government Products, GovTech. Previously, he served as Head of People and Culture at Open Government Products, designing and implementing initiatives to build capabilities and culture. Rahul started his career at McKinsey as a strategy consultant, but quickly realised his passion for public sector work and capability building. As an intrapreneur, his experience over the last 12 years includes founding or being in the early stages of 5 government startups, including Open Government Products, Strategy Group in Singapore’s Prime Minister’s Office, SkillsFuture Singapore, Ethiopia’s Agricultural Transformation Agency, and Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change Development Authority.
Rahul is faculty and the Singapore country advisor for the Center for Asia Leadership, and teaches Adaptive Leadership through workshops in Asia, including in Singapore, Malaysia, Bangladesh and the Philippines. He regularly speaks on panels on the future of work, enhancing organisational performance and building capabilities. He is a trained life coach, and has coached clients to achieve new insights in areas including career, relationships, resources and leadership.