Nikita Singla is the Associate Director at New Delhi-based Bureau of Research on Industry and Economic Fundamentals. Over the last decade, she has focused on regional cooperation, international trade, logistics, and women empowerment with a focus on South Asia. She has also worked with the World Bank Group’s Macro, Trade and Investment Practice, based in Washington DC and continues to consult with different multilateral institutes including the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank on trade and logistics-related issues. She is part of the Advisory Council of TalentNomics India, a non-profit organisation working towards creating a gender-equitable South Asia. She is an engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and has studied international economic policy at Sciences Po Paris.