Simrin Makhija

External Affairs Officer

Simrin has a depth of experience both as a researcher and in communicating technical research across a variety of channels. Prior to joining CGAP, Simrin worked at the International Food Policy Research Institute, where she led strategic communications and managed multiple projects on gender, food systems, and agricultural development. 

An Indian national, Simrin holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University and a bachelor's in Economics from St. Stephen's College, Delhi. She is fluent in Hindi.