Malavika is project head for the Future of Finance Initiative at Dvara Research, and works on emerging challenges for regulation around consumer protection and financial inclusion in India. She is a lawyer with experience in policy and strategy. She worked for over five years with the global law firm Allen & Overy LLP, London, primarily in their international debt capital markets practice, during which time she was also seconded to the Financial Markets Law Committee established by the Bank of England.
Her other experience includes working with Acumen’s impact team in London to deliver the Capstone project for her MPP programme at Cambridge and as an on purpose associate with Big Society Capital. She worked with their investment team to help set up a fund called the Crowd Match Fund and delivered an independent report to the Strategy team on how retail social investment could be grown in the UK
Malavika is a fellow of the On Purpose social enterprise leadership programme. She graduated with an MPhil in Public Policy from the University of Cambridge and completed a five-year undergraduate law-degree at the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), Hyderabad.