RRLI Research and Advocacy Officer
he/him | Based in Canada | Joined in 2021
Rahul is a Tamil-Canadian young professional and the Research and Advocacy Officer for RRLI. As many of his family members were forcibly displaced, Rahul is deeply committed to protecting the rights of people of forced displacement and ensuring that they are given the power and resources to design and lead solutions that affect their own livelihoods. Rahul has previously worked in migration, humanitarian and international development research, policy and programming through roles in various non-governmental organizations, think tanks and federal government departments.
Rahul is currently pursuing his MA in Immigration and Settlement Studies at the Toronto Metropolitan University and holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences in International Development from the University of Ottawa. He migrated to Toronto at the age of ten, where he is currently based, and enjoys playing and watching soccer, reading and exploring the outdoors in his spare time.