Anand Subramanian

Managing Director

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Biography

Anand Subramanian, Managing Director, leads PolicyLink efforts to advance community safety and justice through campaigns and programs that shift the paradigm away from surveillance and punishment toward healing and community investment. Anand also co-directs PolicyLink Legal and oversees work to dismantle fines and fees and on arts, culture, and equitable development. He served as the executive director of the San Francisco Blue Ribbon Panel on Transparency, Accountability, and Fairness in Law Enforcement and led strategic communications for PolicyLink work in California, including for the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color. Prior to joining PolicyLink, Anand worked at the Insight Center for Community Economic Development, the Law School Consortium Project, and as an associate attorney at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter, and Hampton after earning his JD from Northwestern University School of Law. He serves on the boards of South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) and the Community Resource Hub for Safety and Accountability, and sings and plays guitar in the band Fair and Kind.