Somnath holds a Masters in Social Anthropology from SOAS, University of London. His thesis was on the Indian middle class, wherein he observed the creolization in middle class identities post 1990s business
Aparna Roy is an Associate Fellow working with the Climate Change and Development Initiative. Her current research explores the impact of and vulnerability to climate change with potential for adaptation.
Manish Vaid is a Junior Fellow at ORF. His research focuses on energy issues, geopolitics, crossborder energy and regional trade (including FTAs), climate change, migration, New Silk Road, urbanisation and water issues.