Poornima G.R. joined Public Affairs Centre on 1st February 2010 as Programme Associate with Participatory Governance Research Group (PGRG). She co-ordinates most of the field level activities with the team, especially those related to Citizen Report Card, Community Score Card, advocacy with Government officials, data collection from Government offices and coordinating activities with NGOs.
Prior to joining Public Affairs Centre, she worked for 4 years as health counselor in SPAD and for a year in SANKALPA as Co-coordinator on projects related to health issues. She studied MA in Economics at Kuvempu University, Shimoga.