Neha Sinha

Deputy Director and Associate Fellow

Neha Sinha is Deputy Director and Associate Fellow at Artha Global. She has over a decade of experience working on policy issues in the domain of economics, governance, markets and risk management. At Artha Global, she co-leads our work on Access to Justice and most recently has been involved in building the Centre for Rapid Insights. In addition to her research roles, she has management and organisational responsibilities.  Prior to joining Artha Global, she was the Deputy Director and Associate Fellow at the IDFC Institute, a Mumbai based think/do tank. In her previous roles, Neha worked as an Economist with national level commodity derivatives exchanges in Mumbai where her primary role was policy advocacy aimed at market development, macroeconomic research and support to awareness initiatives.

She started her career as Analyst with JPMorgan’s Investment Bank-Collateral Risk. Her other areas of work include livelihood analysis of a nomadic tribe from a national park in Uttarakhand to gauge resource accessibility of the rehabilitated community at relocation sites. Neha also briefly participated in conducting a case study on social cost and benefit of Delhi Metro at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi. She has co-authored a research paper on commodity index development, published in a peer reviewed journal. Neha holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi.

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