With extensive experience in the community sector, as a Director of Programmes and Trustee, Radhika oversees our work in communities, working with change makers and innovators in cities and towns in the UK and Europe to develop solutions to tackling inequality.
She leads Reimagining Rent, the UK’s only innovation support programme for the private rented sector, focussing on initiatives tackling issues of affordability, quality and security for vulnerable renters including those on low incomes. Radhika helped to set up an innovation lab for young women’s action, supporting social change driven by young women in tough places, working with Oxfam, the Global Fund for Women and FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund, testing how social innovation tools and approaches can support young women to advance gender justice.
Prior to joining The Young Foundation Radhika worked with the Prime Minister’s Council on Social Action, and also led a national initiative supporting over 1000 secondary schools to deliver strong community programmes. She was CEO of Mental Health Media, and is a trustee at Community Links, in Newham and Chair of Asha Trust in Sri Lanka.