Shahana Sheikh was a Research Associate at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. Her research interests include urban governance and public finance. Her present research focus is on understanding levels and processes of provisioning of basic services in informal settlements in Delhi. Previously, she worked at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, where she researched on issues of municipal finance and urban governance, specifically in the State of Karnataka and broadly, in India.
Shahana has completed her Masters in Public Policy and Public Administration from the National University of Singapore and London School of Economics and Political Science. She holds a Bachelors in Economics degree from Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi