Devika Suresh

Innovation Specialist

A civil engineer from National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Devika was a finalist at GFI India’s flagship event, the India Smart Protein Innovation Challenge. Drawn to the sector through her own explorations with a plant-based diet and seeing the immense scope for innovation within it, Devika finds the future of food to be an exciting realm that marries her interest in technology and sustainability. Along with strategic advisory to startups and building the enabling ecosystem for smart protein, she leads the talent and workforce development initiatives at GFI India - seeding smart protein education, research and innovation at universities and helping center young Indians in the food systems conversation.