Malika Anand
Head of Impact & ESG

Malika is Head of Impact & ESG for Catalyst Fund. She leads Catalyst Fund’s investment theses, research, and ESG and impact reporting. She also leads the Fund’s ecosystem learning and research efforts to contribute to knowledge for the sector more broadly. At BFA Global, she has led learning functions for programs in inclusive fintech, digital commerce, jobtech, platform work, assistive tech, and gender strategy. She also serves as Senior Consultant to CGAP’s carbon markets and MSE teams, leading production of insights and content. Before joining BFA Global, Malika developed CSR strategy and projects at the The Coca-Cola Company and led user research for a telemedicine startup. She holds an MPAID from the Harvard Kennedy School where she was a Public Service Scholar and a BA from the University of Chicago, and was a Fulbright Fellow in the Dominican Republic.

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