Puja has a Masters in Economics from Mount Carmel College (Bangalore) and Masters in Public Policy and Administration from University of Massachusetts (Amherst) on a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship for Low Income Countries. Before joining CPBS in September 2012, she taught Economics at Mount Carmel College, Bangalore. Her work focuses on education related projects.
Thyagarajan has been associated with CBPS since 1998. Since 2008, he has been working as a Project Associate. He now coordinates administrative issues of the organization in different projects and also involves himself in documentation and other activities.