Melika Khajeh is a Research Analyst with Crestview Strategy working with the Washington D.C. division.
Melika is a skilled communicator with a sharp eye for critical policy analysis. During her time as an associate policy consultant focusing on sustainable development, she conducted research and policy analysis efforts for clients across Canada, New Zealand, and India. As an associate, Melika provided insights on gender equity in natural resource governance, completed equity inclusion analysis for professional development programs, and assessed a civil society campaign on beneficial ownership transparency.
Melika has helped organize and participate in research interviews with leading transparency and corruption experts from a variety of sectors and contributed to a technical report on the research findings for a non-profit. She also supported projects at the Centre for Migration Studies at the University of British Columbia.
Melika earned her Master’s of Arts from the University of British Columbia in Political Science, where her research focused on immigrant integration and diasporic political identity. She was awarded a scholarship by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada through the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada program. She also holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts (with distinction) from Queen’s University in Political Studies and Global Development.