Karishma was most recently the Indonesia Editor for the BBC World Service in Jakarta and prior to this held the position of the BBC’s Indonesia correspondent from 2009 to 2014.
As the Indonesia correspondent she covered daily news stories including the July 2009 Jakarta bombings and the five year anniversary of the Aceh tsunami.
Prior to taking up her posting in Jakarta, Karishma was the first presenter of India Business Report, BBC World News’ business programme dedicated to examining the issues of trade, business and economics in India.
She was also the first Mumbai-based business correspondent to report for BBC World News and covered the Mumbai bombings in 2006 and 2008.
Karishma joined the BBC in 2003 as a producer and reporter for Asia Business Report and World Business Report, working out of Singapore.
Prior to working for BBC World News, she worked at CNBC Asia.