Dilip Surkar is the Executive Director of Vikram A Sarabhai Community Science Centre (VASCSC) and the Director of VIKSAT in India. Under his leadership, VASCSC received the ‘National Award for Science & Technology Communication’ from Govt. of India, and the ‘Times of India Social Impact Award for Education.’ He worked as the National Coordinator of the GEF UNDP SGP India. He earlier served as Co-chair of End Water Poverty (EWP) and as Board member of CANSA. He is the Chairman of Society for Sustainable Urban Development (SSUD). He has been a Senior Fellow with American India Foundation (AIF). He is on the Boards of CEE, CHETNA, KHAMIR, and Paryavaran Edutech.