Experts

Vikram Singh Mehta
Chairman, Brookings India
Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Expertise: Oil, energy, corporate sector

Shamika Ravi
Director of Research, , Brookings India
Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings Institution
Expertise: Ravi’s research is in the area of Development Economics with focus on gender inequality and democracy, financial inclusion, and health. She is also a part-time member of the Prime Minister Economic Advisory Council.

Rakesh Mohan
Distinguished Fellow, Brookings India
Mohan is currently Distinguished Fellow, Brookings India. He was, until recently, Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C., representing India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Bhutan from November 1, 2012 October 31 2015.
Expertise: Banking, NPAs, financial sector, railways, infrastructure, macro-economy

Harsha Vardhana Singh
Senior Fellow, Brookings India
Singh has worked for over three decades on international trade policy, development, infrastructure regulation and global governance. He is Executive Director, Brookings India, and Senior Fellow of the Council on Emerging Market Enterprises (Fletcher School).
Expertise: Trade, investments

Rahul Tongia
Fellow, Energy and Environment, Brookings India
Expertise: An expert in technology, policy, and design of infrastructure, Tongia’s research focuses on energy, electricity, and sustainable development, with additional expertise in IT and telecom

Dhruva Jaishankar
Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings India
Expertise: Jaishankar’s areas of expertise include India’s foreign relations, Asia-Pacific security, U.S. foreign policy, international politics in theory and practice, and technology and societies. His recent research has focused on India-Japan security relations, Internet freedom in South and Southeast Asia, resilience and power in international politics, and India’s intelligence history.

Bhaskar Chakravorti
Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings India
Bhaskar Chakravorti is the Senior Associate Dean of International Business & Finance at The Fletcher School at Tufts University. Chakravorti is a regular writer and columnist on a variety of issues ranging from innovation to digital transformation to sustainable development.

Anit Mukherjee
Non-Resident Fellow, Brookings India
Mukherjee is also an Assistant Professor in the South Asia Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University. Formerly, he served in the Indian Army. He is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy (NDA), Khadakwasla.
Expertise: Defence reforms

Krishnamurthy Subramanian
Visiting Senior Fellow, Brookings India
Subramanian is also Associate Professor of Finance and Executive Director for the Centre for Analytical Finance at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.
Expertise: banking, corporate governance and economic policy

Research Associates

Anurag Pal Sehgal
Research Associate, Energy & Environment
Anurag is an experienced mining engineer with a masters in public policy and management from IIM, Bangalore. His research areas comprise, energy policy and environment, sustainable development and coal. At Brookings India he leads the research on coal and allied energy sectors

Shruti Godbole 
Programme Associate, Foreign Policy
Shruti’s research interests are in the fields of foreign, defence and security policy in South and Southeast Asia. She coordinates all foreign policy research and activities at Brookings India.

Research Assistants

Abhishek Mishra
Research Assistant, Energy & Environment
Abhishek works on issues of energy sustainability. His interests are in Innovation, Project Planning, Data Analysis, Reverse Engineering, Software Debugging, etc.

Dhruv Gupta
Research Assistant, Development Economics
Dhruv Gupta is a research assistant for Shamika Ravi at Brookings India in New Delhi. His research interests lie in public health, trust, and nutrition.