Samir Saran is the President of Observer Research Foundation (ORF), one of Asia’s most influential think tanks. Working with the Board, he provides strategic direction and leadership to ORF’s multiple
M. Ashraf Haidari is a Visiting Fellow at ORF. He also serves as the Director-General of Policy & Strategy at the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan.
Swagat Bam is an Advisor at Observer Research Foundation. His research focuses on energy and resources management.
She is associated with Neighbourhood Regional Studies Initiative - areas of research: India’s neighbourhood. She is currently part of the project ‘Proximity to Connectivity: India and its Eastern and South eastern Neighbours.
Jhoomar Mehta is a researcher with ORF. She tracks India's development partnerships and security concerns.