Mallika serves as a Fundraising Assistant, based in London, where she is responsible for due diligence/prospect research on funder prospects, identifying fundraising leads and opportunities, and reporting on the philanthropic landscape.

Prior to joining C40, Mallika was a Research and Engagement Assistant at Consumers International in their sustainable food systems team, where she worked on projects that aimed to improve the accessibility, affordability and availability of safe, sustainable and healthy food across the world.

Mallika holds an MSc in Development Studies at SOAS University of London, where she was particularly engaged in units in agricultural development, feminist politics and postcolonial studies. She also holds a BSc in Economics and Management from the University of Bristol.