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Akhilesh Sati

Program Manager

Akhilesh is a Programme Manager for the ORF Energy Initiative. He provides and interprets data on energy, and is involved in organisational work for the intiaitive. >>

Lydia Powell

Head, Centre for Resources Management

Ms Powell has been with the ORF Centre for Resources Management for over eight years working on policy issues in Energy and Climate Change. Her most recent paper ’Climate and the Clash >>

Manish Vaid

Junior Fellow

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. >>

Samir Saran

Vice President

Samir Saran is Vice President of the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. He spearheads ORF's outreach and business development activities. He curates Raisina Dialogue, India’s annual flagship platform on geopolitics and geo-economic, >>

Sonali Mittra

Associate Fellow

Previously, she has worked as a Junior Research Associate at the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), India. She was the principle investigator for the report on 'Collective Action for achieving >>

Vikrom Mathur

Program Head

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 >>