Meghna Basu is a Jackson School MPP candidate with over five years of experience across strategy consulting, research, thought leadership, and NGO work, graduating in 2024. She is focused on supporting corporations and governments scale enterprises that can improve outcomes for vulnerable communities.
Before joining the Jackson School, Meghna worked as a Senior Consultant at Oliver Wyman Asia Pacific out of Singapore. Her two years there involved providing strategic advisory for large financial institutions, international energy majors, large manufacturers, telecommunications companies, and non-profits. Prior to this, she worked as a Research Analyst at Marsh & McLennan Advantage, the international thought leadership arm of Oliver Wyman’s parent company. There, she produced insights on the risks large-scale trends pose to businesses – including societal aging, climate change, and government involvement in infrastructure development. During her time as an undergraduate, she also worked as a Policy Analyst at Transparency International in Cambodia, as a public sector-facing sales analyst at IBM’s Smart Cities division supporting projects across Greater China, and as a consulting analyst at political risk consultancy Vriens & Partners in Singapore.
Meghna holds a BA with Honors from Yale-NUS College, with a minor in urban studies and a major in politics, philosophy, and economics (PPE).