Raakhi has been a Deputy Agent since September 2015.
Prior to joining the Bank, she worked as an economist at the Scottish Government for eight years. Her experience spans regional, industrial and macroeconomic analysis and includes the development of policy frameworks and Scotland’s Economic Strategy.
She has published academic work on creative industries and has undertaken analysis across a broad range of sectors including digital business, financial services, manufacturing, agriculture, and social care.
Raakhi was an Overseas Development Institute Fellow in Rwanda from 2005 to 2007 where she worked with the Ministry of Education to launch an education strategy and financing framework. She also has broader experience working as a teaching assistant at a Malaysian secondary school and a Japanese university summer school.
Raakhi holds a BA in Economics from the University of Cambridge and an MSc in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford.
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