Shruti Gakhar

Senior Analyst

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Shruti conducts research and monitors and analyzes business and investment trends, including legislative and regulatory developments, across sectors to support client needs in India.

Prior to her current role at BGA, Shruti worked at the Brookings Institution’s India Center in New Delhi as a development officer. She was responsible for maintaining the organization’s funding portfolio and engaging with key stakeholders to further Brookings India’s work. Earlier she worked at Brookings India as a research assistant, conducting research in the areas of financial inclusion, health, education and trade. She co-authored a paper titled Advancing Financial Inclusion in India beyond the Jan Dhan Yojana, along with multiple briefs on a wide range of issues affecting India’s socio-political environment.

Shruti has a master’s degree in international economic policy and a bachelor’s in business management from the University of Westminster in London.

  • Development and Communications Officer, Brookings Institution India (Nov 2017-Mar 2018)
  • Research Assistant, Brookings Institution India (Jan 2014-Oct 2017)
  • Research Associate (Intern), Frost and Sullivan (Jun 2013-Sep 2013)


  • India

Functional Expertise

  • Government Affairs
  • Policy
  • Public Affairs
  • Strategy


  • E-Commerce
  • FinTech
  • Government Affairs
  • Healthcare
  • ICT
  • Social Networking
  • Technology
  • Travel & Tourism
  • University of Westminster (2013)— Masters of Science in International Economic Policy and Analysis
  • University of Westminster (2012)— Bachelor of Arts in Business Management with Economics