Priyanka Bhide

Partner for India and Co-founder, Kubernein Initiative


Priyanka Bhide is the Co-founder and Director of Kubernein Initiative – an independent, female-led, geopolitical advisory firm based in Mumbai (India), working to mainstream issues that need greater intellectual capacity and focus. She considers critical questions with a perspective that balances traditionally ‘western’ thought in the field of international relations and diplomacy with new and emerging ideas from the global south. Priyanka comes from a strategy and communications background and has over a decade’s experience working with the private and non-profit sectors in South Asia and North America on a wide range of issues, which include environmental sustainability, development, track two diplomacy, governance, the future of cities, water security and conflict resolution.

I’m sustainable

To recycle/ re-use/re-purpose “things” has always been a way of life for me. Through my wonderful engagement with REVOLVE, I have gained a deeper understanding of sustainable living and concepts of circularity. Previously, I had made significant lifestyle changes including switching to the menstrual cup, choosing products that have environmentally-friendly ingredients, and that are manufactured in a way that is less harmful to the planet.

The future I want

The dream is to move closer to nature, to live a zero-waste lifestyle, and to grow at least some of my own fruits and vegetables.


Knowledge building Content development Media relations Research and Analysis Strategic partnerships

Area of interests

Clean affordable and secure energy Farm to Fork Biodiversity and Ecosystems Zero pollution, toxic free environments



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