Saju is a post-graduate in Social work from Madras University. He has over 25 years of field experience in sectors like women empowerment, micro-credit, child rights, water and soil conservation, and mental health. As Data Coordinator of BasicNeeds, a global leader in mental health - now merged with CBM, he worked with a team of mental health professionals spread across 12 countries. He has been involved in the designing and implementing of monitoring and evaluation systems and quality assurance mechanisms for mental health program partners.
Recently he has been involved in the revision of the BasicNeeds Model for CBM as a Cues Consultants partner.