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
Professor in Political Science, Calcutta University (Retired 2008). Formerly Dean, Faculty of Arts, Calcutta University; Visiting Fellow in Political Science and Associate, Committee on South Asian Studies, University of Chicago; Visiting Fellow
Vijay Seth holds an MBA in Business Administration from Sikkim Manipal University. He is also a Software Engineer at Aptech Computers Limited. He is a graduate in Botany (Hons.) from Sambalpur University.