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Jaya Gopalan

Senior Researcher



Jayalakshmi (Jaya) Gopalan is a Senior Researcher at SMA and supports a variety of research projects and client deliverables. Jaya has five years of experience that include market research, academic research, and working with Non-Governmental Organizations. In her previous roles, she has successfully managed teams and helped in establishing nascent organizations. Jaya has a strong background in quantitative and qualitative research, analysis, and research methods.

Jaya has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Madras, India and a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Marquette University, Wisconsin.