Vaibhav has completed his M.Sc in Disaster Management from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. During the course, he was a part of the District Disaster Management Planning Committee of Raipur, Chhattisgarh.  He has also researched the vulnerability of Urban Denotified Tribes living in Mumbai in the context of disasters. He has interned with institutes like the All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI), UNICEF, IFRC – TISS project, and the CSR arm of the Tata Steel. He was also a part of Major Training of National Defence Response Forces (NDRF) and has contributed to managing Tata volunteerism and disaster relief programs in Fani and Amphan cyclones, respectively. Before this, he was working as an Executive in the Education sector at Tata Steel, CSR.