Nitika is a founding team member and Chief Operating Officer at Apolitical, the first peer to peer learning platform for public servants globally. Earlier this year, Apolitical was named one of the world’s most innovative companies by Fast Company. Public servants in over 160 countries are using Apolitical to discover innovative policy from around the world, and connect to peers, experts and partners behind those ideas. In particular, they are transforming the way governments discover and partner with innovative govtech companies. Nitika was formerly a senior advisor at the UK Treasury and the Foreign Office where she served as Chief of Staff to the UK Ambassador to the EU, represented the UK in financial and budgetary negotiations in the EU, and drove commercial reforms in government.