Founder & Executive Director

Ankitha Cheerakathil

Ankitha is currently leading Institute H21's strategy, partnership development and projects in India. She fulfils an entrepreneurial role as Executive Director of Institute H21 in India, modifying the vision of the Prague office to Indian contexts. She is an alumna of St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and the Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po. She is a Research Consultant for the Center for the Advanced Study of India at the Ivy League UPenn. She is also a visiting associate of the School of Collective Intelligence at Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique, Morocco. Currently she is working with a team of researchers and professors from Sciences Po and the Copenhagen Business School to compile an academic volume titled 'Smarter Together: The Handbook of Collective Intelligence in Democracy & Governance' (Routledge).