Sachin Shah, MBA '10 is a dynamic strategist and planner with a history of leadership in the private, public and social sectors.  He is currently a Strategic Planner at the Food and Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research where he works to align the Center’s resources with the evolving governmental landscape.  Before joining the FDA, Sachin led the Enterprise Strategy and Performance Management Team in the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Human Resources.  In this capacity, Sachin worked with senior leadership to develop a comprehensive HR strategy and managed a major reorganization that effectively decentralized HR to the operating divisions that make up HHS.

Prior to federal service, Sachin held a number of communications and marketing positions that supported organizations in the Internet, technology, motion picture, media, government and non-profit industries.  He has led communications campaigns covering everything from local businesses to major film releases. 

Outside of the office, Sachin leads the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association Federal Government Affinity Group which brings together leaders from the public, private and social sectors to tackle major issues facing America.  Some of the topics under discussion are health care, foreign trade, risk management, and biosurveillence.  He also serves on the Carey Business School Dean’s Alumni Advisory Board, supporting the School’s development, growth and engagement with its alumni.

Sachin has a MBA in Finance from the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School and a BA in Political Science from Mary Washington College (now the University of Mary Washington), along with a Masters Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University.  He also holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) credential and is an Eagle Scout.  He lives in Silver Spring, Md. with his wife and two children.  In his spare time, he enjoys strumming his guitar, sailing and grilling.