Mubashera Kothawala

Senior Research Manager

Mubashera is a creative and curious researcher who brings a wealth of experience and perspective to the research projects that she leads and supports. Over the course of her career, she has conducted research in Canada, the U.S., and the UAE for a wide variety of clients in the public and private sectors.

Mubashera has a passion for sifting through layers of data and a gift for extracting the hidden gems of insight and direction that clients need. She applies these talents as well as her focus on delivering real-life applications of the research findings to quantitative and qualitative projects across numerous sectors, including government, health care, IT, financial services, aviation, and travel and tourism.

Prior to joining Pollara, Mubashera worked at Nielsen UAE, where she was responsible for managing very large, complex, multi-methodology research projects requiring a high level of sensitivity and attention to detail. With education and work experience in India, the U.S., and the UAE, she brings the valuable perspective that comes from this diverse cultural experience. She holds a Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Southern California.