Research Analyst (Policy & Market)

About Sahamati

Sahamati is a market-driven, non-profit industry alliance ushering in Open Finance in India through the Account Aggregator (AA) framework. Account Aggregators are the third building block of the India Stack, the country’s Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI), after Aadhaar and Unified Payments Interface (UPI). AAs are consent managers (CMs) that enable secure and seamless data-sharing with explicit consumer consent, ensuring data control and privacy. At Sahamati, we aim to institutionalize consent-based, secure data-sharing in the financial ecosystem.


We seek a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our dynamic team as a Research Analyst (Policy & Market). In this role, you will conduct thorough research, analyze data, provide insights into policy issues, market trends, and their interplay, and stay abreast of current developments in relevant fields. As a Research Analyst, you will be crucial in shaping our organization’s stance on key policy issues and influencing decision-makers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct Comprehensive Market Research: Conduct thorough research on market demand and supply dynamics, policy issues, legislative proposals, and relevant data to inform evidence-based decision-making.
  • Data Analysis: Utilize quantitative and qualitative research methods to analyze data and extract meaningful insights contributing to policy development.
  • Policy Development: Contribute to formulating and developing policy recommendations, white papers, and reports based on research findings.
  • Monitor Regulatory Changes: Stay up-to-date with regulatory developments and assess their potential impact on our ecosystem and its stakeholders.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure a holistic approach to policy development, collaborating with legal, communications, and advocacy teams.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Engage with external stakeholders, including policymakers, government agencies, advocacy groups, and industry experts, to gather insights and build collaborative relationships.
  • Present Findings: Communicate research findings effectively through written reports, presentations, and briefings for internal and external audiences.
  • Policy Advocacy: Contribute to advocacy efforts by providing research-based support for our organization’s positions on key policy issues, use cases, and market trends


  • Bachelor’s in Economics, Data Analytics, Master’s in Public Policy (MPP), Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), or a related field.
  • Strong qualitative research and analytical skills, proficiency in quantitative analysis and data interpretation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Previous experience in policy research, market research, or data analysis roles within the BFSI domain.

Other Details

  • Location: Bangalore (in-office)
  • Remuneration: As per industry standards

The ideal candidate will have a strong quantitative analysis, be comfortable working with data, and understand the BFSI (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance) domain. This is a unique opportunity for a talented individual to impact policy decisions and significantly contribute to positive societal change.

If you are passionate about digital public infrastructure, financial inclusion, data protection & empowerment and have the skills to drive meaningful outcomes, we invite you to apply and join our dedicated team. Write to us careers [at]