Advisory Board

  • Dr Shankar Acharya, Honorary Professor and Board Member, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relation (ICRIER)
  • Mr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, Government of India
  • Professor Timothy Besley, School Professor of Economics and Political Science, LSE
  • Mr Pratip Chaudhuri, Chairman, State Bank of India
  • Dr Jon Danielsson, Reader in Finance, LSE
  • Mr Tarun Das, Chief Mentor, Confederation of Indian Industry
  • Mr Nitin Desai, Honorary Fellow LSE, formerly with UN
  • Professor Patrick Dunleavy, Chair, Public Policy Group, LSE
  • Dr Urjit Patel, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
  • Professor Mary Kaldor, Director, Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit, LSE
  • Mr Krishna Kumar, Director, Tata Sons


  • Dr Parthasarathi Shome, Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER)

Honorary Fellows


  • Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, Chief Architect of Indian Constitution
  • Mr Shail Anjarai, International Monetary Foundation
  • Mr Kalyan Banerji, World Bank
  • Mr Jyoti Kiran Basu, former Chief Minister of West Bengal
  • Professor Partha Dasgupta, Honorary Fellow LSE and Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Cambridge
  • Mr Anthony Desai, Honorary fellow LSE and former Governor of West Bengal
  • Mr Nitin Desai, Honorary Fellow LSE and formerly of the United Nations
  • Mr VK Krishna Menon, motivator for India League-India's freedom movement
  • Shri Dr KR Narayanan, Honorary Fellow LSE and former President of India
  • Dr IG Patel, Honorary Fellow LSE and Director of LSE 1984-90
  • Mr Aroon Purie, India Today Group founding Chairman and Editor-in-Chief
  • Professor Amartya Sen, Honorary Fellow LSE and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Harvard University
  • Dr Manmohan Singh, Honorary Fellow of Asia Research Centre and Former Prime Minister of India
  • Dr Tarlok Singh, Honorary Fellow LSE and India's first high commissioner in London
  • Mr Ratan Tata, Honorary Fellow LSE and Former Chairman Tata Sons

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