Vikram Mehta Chairman, Brookings India | Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Mehta has also served as the Chairman of the Hydrocarbon Committee of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and as a member of its National Council. He is an independent director of Larsen and Toubro Ltd, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd, Vodafone India Ltd, United Distillers Ltd, Apollo Tyres Ltd and Colgate Palmolive India Ltd.
Mehta was a recipient of Asia House's "Businessmen of the Year" award in 2010. He is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, and the Board of Governors of the Pandit Deen Dayal University of Petroleum. He was formerly Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Duke of Edinburgh's award for India, a member of the Board of Governors of Doon School, and member of the General Council of Mayo College. He has regular columns in the Indian Express and the Financial Express.
Mehta holds a BA Mathematics honours degree from St Stephens’ college, Delhi University, a BA/MA Economics honours degree from Magdalen College, Oxford University, and a post graduate degree in Energy Economics from the Fletcher School Of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.