Bindu Sharma is the Asia-Pacific Policy Director with the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC), a U.S. NGO, based in Singapore. She leads the Asia Pacific efforts of ICMEC, and Chairs the Asia Pacific Financial Coalition Against Child Pornography, a cross sector partnership with industry, law enforcement and civil society groups. Ms. Sharma works closely with governments, multilateral agencies, international NGOs and civil society groups in the region, mapping out and implementing strategies to expand ICMEC’s policy, advocacy and research agenda that enhance and enrich frontlines practices in child protection.
Ms. Sharma is the author of the book, “Contextualizing CSR in Asia”, a broad survey detailing the history and practice of corporate social responsibility in 10 Asian countries, published by the Lien Centre for Social Innovation, Singapore Management University, April 2013.
Ms. Sharma serves on the Advisory Council of the International Centre for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL), USA. She has previously served on the ICNL Board: from 2004 – 2010, during which time she was Vice-Chair from July 2006 to July 2010; and earlier from 1994 – 1997.
Ms. Sharma has consulted for a broad range of international and development organizations in Asia, Australia and North America.
Ms. Sharma holds Master of Arts degrees, in Public Policy and International Development, from the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, USA, and in Economics, from the Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University, India.