Rida Bilgrami

It’s at the intersection of business strategy and social impact where the potential for massive systemic change and disruptive innovation lies, in turn shaping how businesses make strategic decisions on how to remain competitive, resilient and sustainable in the future.

Based in London, Rida’s consulting portfolio includes clients such as Nestlé, Volkswagen and Michelin focusing on materiality analysis, stakeholder engagement and sustainability reporting. She also contributes to SustainAbility’s trends analysis work and has a particular interest in visual tools and frameworks that guide thinking around plausible futures and help identify key leverage points in responses to sustainability challenges.

Prior to joining SustainAbility, Rida’s worked as an Analyst at a boutique strategy consulting firm in London where she consulted clients on regional strategy in East Africa and led a research project on the future of sustainable agriculture. She has also worked at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York as part of the Commitments Team facilitating cross-sector partnerships in the economic empowerment and education focus areas.

  • - Tufts University, BA Economics and Anthropology
    - London School of Economics, MSc International Development Studies
Personal Interests
Photography, Spanish language cinema, social media, design, cooking, food writing
  • - English
    - Urdu
    - Hindi
    - Spanish (Working Proficiency)
    - Arabic (Basic Understanding)


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