Rakhi joined the board in April 2020.
She is a Barrister in England and Wales who holds a PhD in International Law. She is specialised in Immigration, Human Rights, Migrants Rights, detention, deportation and Family related matters. She has advised several international organizations and represented individual clients in different Courts.
She has previously worked with CNRS GREDEG in France and different High Commissions such as Brazil, Peru and Cuba as adviser. Dr Rashmi has been trained at the World Health Organisation (South East Asia Office) and the United Nations University (Maastricht). She has lectured at Oxford University Innovation Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Oxford). She was visiting fellow at Kings College Dept of Political Economy 2012-14.
She has been widely published internationally in newspapers and magazines and has spoken on biopharma innovation, human rights and access to medicines (health policy) in around 22 countries. Dr Rashmi is also Vice Chairperson of Commonwealth in England Barrister’s Association (CEBA) since April 2019.