The Journey

Dr. Raghavan earned her PhD from King’s College London (UK) in Cell Biology for unearthing novel ways of mitigating lung inflammation arising from respiratory illnesses. She led the Global Health Policy Unit at the King’s Think Tank as its President, where she successful worked on a plethora of global and local policy issues and ideated disruptive strategies to tackle global menaces in health.

Sweta then went on to serve as the Senior Science & Innovation Advisor to the British Government’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office, leading, advising and supporting UK’s bilateral relationships with India in the health and life sciences sectors.

Currently as an independent scientific consultant specialising in health & related sciences, she advises government, industry and the third sector in conceptualising innovative R&D roadmaps, strategising solutions for scientific problems, providing evidence-based expert-opinions, creating white and green papers addressing scientific/policy challenges, supporting regulatory submissions, leading advocacy & negotiations on behalf of clients to foster partnerships.