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.

Abhay Pethe

Prof Abhay Pethe is Distinguished Fellow at ORF Mumbai and Visiting Senior Fellow at the Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy (MSE&PP), University of Mumbai. Before superannuating from the University, Prof Pethe was Dr Vibhuti Shukla Chair Professor of Urban Economics and Regional Development at the MSE&PP. Read more ►

Abhijit Singh

A former naval officer, Abhijit Singh, Senior Fellow, heads the Maritime Policy Initiative at ORF. A maritime professional with specialist and command experience in front-line Indian naval ships, he has been involved the writing of India's maritime strategy (2007). Read more ►

Abhijnan Rej

Abhijnan Rej is a Fellow in the Strategic Studies Programme. His current research revolves around Indian grand strategy, India’s China and Pakistan policies, and theory and practice of limited wars. Read more ►

Abhishek Mishra

Abhishek Mishra is a Research Assistant with ORF’s Strategic Studies Programme. Read more ►

Abhishek Sharma

Abhishek Sharma is Manager, Visual Media at ORF’s Mumbai Centre. His work includes event photography, video editing and curating visual content online. Read more ►

Akhil Deo

Akhil Deo is a Research Assistant at ORF. His interests include urban governance, sustainable development, civil liberties, cyber governance and the impact of future technologies on society. Read more ►

Akhilesh Sati

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. Read more ►

Ameya Pimpalkhare

Ameya Pimpalkhare is an Associate Fellow at ORF’s Mumbai Centre. He works on the themes of energy and transportation. Read more ►

Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhury

Anasua Basu, PhD, is a Fellow with ORF's Neighbourhood Regional Studies Initiative. She specialises in South Asia, energy politics, forced migration and women in conflict situations in South Asia. Read more ►

Anchal Vohra

Anchal Vohra is a Fellow at ORF. She writes on contemporary developments in West Asia and on foreign policy. Read more ►