As a Project Lead at Big Innovation Centre, London-UK, Sayali has delivered framework & strategy design for emerging and transition economies. She primarily works on policies – national or regional, using her analytical and advocacy skills. Currently, Sayali is closely engaged with the Middle East projects, supporting the economic transition to building a more inclusive society. She also has managed Blockchain for Government initiative of APPG on Blockchain ( UK Parliament).
Sayali is a Development Professional with experience in public policy research, international development and city planning, focusing on using frontier/emerging technologies (Blockchain & AI). Using technology for development, she has been working on open innovation concepts like living labs, systemic thinking to target innovation efforts towards specific social challenges. She has managed research projects for both AI and blockchain in countries like the UK, India, and southern African countries. Sayali holds her second Master’s degree in Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Her first Master’s is in Urban and Regional Planning. She completed her Bachelors in Architecture from India.