Ritika Nandkeolyar has been Consul (Political, Economic and Public Affairs) at the Consulate General in Mumbai since September 2014. She has previously served in Delhi (2010-2012) and at Canada’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York (2009). Immediately prior to her second posting to India, Ms. Nandkeolyar provided global coordination for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI), a small grants program administered by Canada’s Embassies and High Commissions that funds over 600 projects by local non-governmental organizations each year. Prior to joining government, Ms. Nandkeolyar worked as a management consultant and a journalist. She has an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College.