Mallika is the Chief Impact and Strategy Officer and (acting) India Regional Director, based in New Delhi. Mallika brings a passion for data-informed policy and a track record of building relationships and leading social impact initiatives. Most recently, she was the CEO and co-founder of the world’s first museum to memorialize the Partition of India. Under her leadership, the Partition Museum was developed as a state-of-the-art, interactive resource center for the study and understanding of Partition, welcoming thousands of visitors monthly. Prior to IDinsight, Mallika was the Country Lead for Health Systems Design at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Delhi. While at the Gates Foundation, she anchored the Foundation’s work to bring increased accountability, access, quality of care, and financial risk protection through cross-cutting health system approaches. Mallika also worked with McKinsey & Company and the Indian Ministry of Rural Development on the National Rural Livelihoods Mission. Mallika brings an impressive background in global development, evidence-informed decision-making, and coalition building.