Malavika is Project Head for the Future of Finance Initiative at Dvara Research in India. The initiative works on emerging challenges for policy and regulation around consumer protection, given the waves of digital innovation that are sweeping financial services in India. Malavika is a lawyer with experience in policy and strategy. She worked for over five years with the global law firm Allen & Overy LLP 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 projects for social impact investors Acumen and Big Society Capital. Malavika is a fellow of the On Purpose 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).