Sanjeev Ahluwalia


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Sanjeev S. Ahluwalia is Advisor, Observer Research Foundation. He remains affiliated with The Energy Research Institute (TERI), New Delhi, where he worked for three years and the CUTS Centre for Infrastructure Regulation and Competition (CIRC), New Delhi in an honorary capacity.

His core skills are in in economic regulation; institutional development; political economy analysis; public sector financial management; performance management and governance backed by experience as a Senior Specialist with the Africa Poverty Reduction and Economic Management network of the World Bank for over seven years in East Africa and extensive experience at senior levels in the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Commerce in the Government of India and in Finance and Industry in the Government of Uttar Pradesh.

He has a Masters in Economic Policy Management from Columbia University, New York; a post graduate Diploma in Financial Management from the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University and a Masters in History from St. Stephens College, Delhi.

He hosts a blog: Opinion India ( which is also available at Times of India Blogs and writes for the Asian Age; and (Washington DC).