Saurabh was an Associate at IDFC Institute. His research interests include law and economics, institutions and economic history. Previously, he has worked on areas of land and urban governance with Free A Billion as an associate research fellow. He has also contributed to the Indian Liberals project, archiving India's liberal past.
Saurabh holds an LL.B from Government Law College, University of Mumbai, with a specialisation in securities law, and an undergraduate degree in Economics from Hansraj College, University of Delhi.