Akanksha Khatri

Head, Initiative On Nature And Biodiversity at World Economic Forum

Akanksha Khatri has a diverse work experience in various organizations. Akanksha started their career as a Manager at Hindustan Times in 2008 and worked there until 2009. In 2011, they joined both the World Economic Forum and Inter-American Development Bank. At the World Economic Forum, they held various roles including Associate, Program Manager, Community Lead, Chief of Staff, Head of Strategy and Performance, and Head of Initiative on Nature and Biodiversity. Akanksha also participated in the Global Leadership Fellows program. Akanksha'srole as a Consultant at the Inter-American Development Bank lasted from August 2011 to December 2011.

Akanksha Khatri holds a Master of International Affairs degree in International Economic Policy from Columbia University - School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Akanksha also obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University, with a focus on Korean and English Literature. Additionally, they have completed an MBA in Marketing from MICA, Ahmedabad. The specific start and end years of these educational pursuits are not provided.



  • Head, Initiative On Nature And Biodiversity

    March, 2018 - present

  • Chief Of Staff Head Of Strategy And Performance

    February, 2016

  • Global Leadership Fellow

    October, 2013

  • Community Lead

    July, 2013

  • Program Manager

    September, 2012

  • Associate

    June, 2011