Rajiv Maher is a Research Professor in the Department of Strategy and Leadership at EGADE Business School and Leader of the Thematic Area Research Group (GAT) in Social Innovation and Sustainability at the Tecnológico de Monterrey.
His research has specialized in the impacts of corporate social responsibility practices since 2007 and, more recently, also in human rights and business. As a consultant, he has experience in the IFC (investment bank for the World Bank's private sector). Within the extractive industry, he has experience working in mining communities in Chile, Brazil, and Peru, as well as other natural resource sectors in the same countries, in addition to Guatemala. Through academic research, Maher empirically assesses the impact and effectiveness of social responsibility practices and strategies in Latin America in diverse communities. He has published several articles (both academic and non-academic) on this subject.