Role at FSG
Aakriti is a consultant in the Mumbai office, focusing primarily on the inclusive markets approach area of FSG. She is fascinated by social enterprise and its power to affect change, and is currently working on a project assessing innovative models creating systems change to empower inclusive economies.
Aakriti started her career with McKinsey as an analyst, working on client engagements focusing on Indian geography and analyzing Indian industry trends. Post this, she founded a startup in the digital marketing space, stemming from her interest in marketing, and has worked with companies like Ogilvy, Coca-Cola, and Wipro over the span of her career. She has also worked on multiple projects with a focus on development, ranging from grassroots initiatives like rural electrification in Uttar Pradesh and animal welfare activism with Maneka Gandhi to strategic initiatives on CSR strategy and impact assessment.
- Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta - MBA
- University of Delhi
- Member-Volunteer, People for Animals
- Hindi (fluent)
- French (limited working proficiency)
On working at FSG
“It is exciting to get the opportunity to solve global development challenges by using business methodologies and insights, within the real complexities of system welfare. It is a fine thread to unravel, and one that invites pointed discussions with my teammates, which I look forward to each day at FSG!”