Sachin Chaturvedi is Director General and Professor at the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), a New Delhi-based autonomous think-tank. He has been a Global Justice Fellow at the MacMillan Center for International Affairs at Yale University, and a Visiting Professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University. He has served in various other prestigious positions in the academia, professional bodies, and advisory councils. He is an eminent international scholar on development cooperation policies, South-South cooperation, trade, innovation, biotechnology development, and global governance. He has contributed to shaping the contemporary narrative on the Global South, covering the role and roadmap of BRICS partnership.