Riaz Bhardwaj is Senior Consultant at ANGIN. She currently leads the research and consulting team at ANGIN and also, co-leads the investment team at ANGIN. She led and co-authored a research on startup assistance organizations and their role in closing the gender gap in the Indonesian startup ecosystem. Previously, Riaz co-founded an analytics, strategy, and innovation consulting startup in India specializing in the political sector and established various social and development projects in North India. Prior to that, Riaz has consulting and other work experience with leading global organizations such as Rolls-Royce, Accenture and Cadence Design Systems. She graduated, with distinction, with a master’s from Imperial College London (UK) specializing in strategy and innovation.