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Anushree Parekh – Director, Research & Knowledge

Anushree Parekh comes with extensive research experience with private and third sector organizations in the UK. She is a social researcher with a track-record of producing evidence-based analyses and reports.

Prior to Samhita, she worked as a researcher with New Policy Institute, a progressive think-tank based in London, where she designed and implemented customized research solutions for a range of clients from corporates to governments on a variety of socio-economic topics. She has also worked with Age UK, a charity aiming to support and improve the lives of those over 50 in England and FairPensions, a charity campaigning for ‘responsible investment’ based on inclusion of environmental, social and governance principles in investment decisions among the pension fund and asset management industry in the UK.  Her research in the UK has given her many opportunities to explore the possibility of synergizing commercial value and social value, so as to harness core business activities to make a social impact.

Anushree is an Economics graduate from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai and has pursued her Master’s degree in Development Studies from School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London.

Apart from work, Anushree enjoys gardening, reading, listening to music and traveling.