Shivani Khandekar is a writer and journalist based in London. She has worked with CNBC in India as a news producer, and also wrote on subjects ranging from governance and health to business and the economy.
As a 20-year-old undergraduate studying economics, she covered India’s union budget from the parliament, which drove her to take up journalism as a career.
She has extensively researched the Bhopal gas tragedy, writing a thesis on it for India’s former Planning Commission, the apex think-tank of the government.
She is an alumna of Delhi University and St. Xavier’s College, India, and is currently studying for an MA in Financial Journalism at City University of London.
A history buff, Shivani likes to spend her spare time exploring cities, understanding their art and culture and binge reading non-fiction books. Her work has appeared in CNBC-TV18 and Business Standard. Follow Shivani on Twitter – @shivanik30