People

ORF brings together leading and young experts from the government, academia, business and civil society circles across the world who provide high-quality research, recommendations and analysis on a wide range of policy matters.

Vidisha Mishra

Vidisha Mishra is a Junior Fellow at ORF. As a technical expert on gender, her primary responsibilities include mainstreaming gender dimensions across ORF's programmes on G20, BRICS and their place in global governance; the impact of digital economy on society; and the I>>

Vidya Sagar Reddy Avuthu

Vidya Sagar Reddy is a Research Assistant with ORF's Nuclear and Space Policy Initiative. His research interests are technological capabilities of major space-faring nations, civilian and military applications of space assets, human spaceflight and planetary exploration. He is also interested in ass>>

Vidyadharan M. P.

Vidyadharan completed his MCom from Rajasthan University and BCom from Kerala University. He has a Diploma in Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism, Budapest. He is also a diploma holder in Journalism from Edatatta Narayanan.

Vijay Latha Reddy

Vijay Latha Reddy served in the Indian Foreign Service from 1975 to 2011. During her diplomatic career she served in Lisbon, Washington DC, Kathmandu, Brasilia, Durban, Vienna and Bangkok. She served as Ambassador of India to Portugal (2004-2006) and to Thailand (2007-2009). She was Secretary (East)>>

Vijay Seth

Vijay Seth holds an MBA in Business Administration from Sikkim Manipal University. He is also a Software Engineer at Aptech Computers Limited. He holds an undergraduate degree in Botany (Hons.) from Sambalpur University.

Vikram Sood

Vikram Sood is Advisor at Observer Research Foundation.

Vikrom Mathur

Vikrom Mathur has 15 years of professional experience, straddling research and policy advice, at the interface of social and environmental change. His diverse research interests include: political, cultural and social influences on the production and use of scientific knowledge about nature/envir>>

Vindu Mai Chotani

Vindu Mai Chotani is a Visiting Fellow at Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. Her research focus is on Japanese foreign policy, with particular emphasis on Japan’s growing economic, connectivity and security ties in South Asia and the Bay of Bengal region. Vindu a>>

Vinia Datinguinoo Mukherjee

Vinia obtained her MSc in Environment and Development from the University of Reading, United Kingdom, under a full grant from the Chevening Scholarships of the UK government. She finished her undergraduate degree in History at the University of the Philippines, and worked as a journalist for the Phi>>

Vinod Kumar Tomar

Vinod Kumar has an MSc (Statistics) from Ramjas College, Delhi University, and a BSc (Physics, Mathematics and Statistics) from M. M. College Modinagar, CCS University, Meerut. He also has an NSS Certificate from M. M. College Modinagar & National Hindi Gyan Pratiyogita Certificate from the U.P. Boa>>

Vishal Nigam

Vishal Nigam is a Delhi University graduate. He holds a postgraduate degree in International Business Strategy from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade; and a postgraduate degree in Personnel Management and Diploma in Management from Fu Hsing Kang College, National Defence University, Taipei. He is>>

Vivan Sharan

Vivan Sharan likes to describe himself as a 'deep generalist.' Having formerly headed ORF's Global Governance Initiative, he has been working closely with the Indian government on strategic areas, such as the BRICS, G20, IORA and IBSA groupings. He has also worked with a number of private sector and>>