Pramit Pal Chaudhuri is Foreign Editor of the Hindustan Times, the primary newspaper of the Indian capital, New Delhi. He is also a Senior Associate at Rhodium Group and an advisor to the consultancy BowerGroupAsia. He served four years on the Indian government’s National Security Advisory Board (NSAB), a body that provides policy input to the Indian Prime Minister’s Office in security and economic fields, completing his second term in 2015. Pramit was a member of the following task forces within the NSAB: China policy, maritime security, neighborhood policy, resource security, and strategic communications. Pramit also serves as an advisor to Mitsubishi Corporation India.

Chaudhuri serves as a delegate for a number of track-two strategic and economic dialogues on behalf of the Aspen Institute of India. These include the Confederation of Indian Industries-Aspen Strategy Group India-U.S. strategic dialogue, the Aspen Institute of India-China Reform School dialogue and the CII’s trilateral India-U.S.-Japan dialogue. He is also a member of Aspen’s strategic forums with Israel and Turkey. These dialogues serve as path-breakers for India’s relationships with major countries of the world in all spheres of policy. Chaudhuri’s affiliations outside of India include being a member of the New York-based Asia Society’s Global Council, the Aspen Institute of Italy, the Institute of International Strategic Studies in London, and the Mont Pelerin Society.

Among India’s most prominent commentators on the country’s political and economic relations with the rest of the world, Chaudhuri combines this with extensive insight into the intricacies of the domestic situation in India. He writes a regular blog, Foreign Hand, along with articles for the Hindustan Times. In 2007-08, he was the Bernard Schwarz Fellow at the Asia Society in New York and a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow at the University of Maryland College Park in 1994-95. Chaudhuri has also been a media fellow at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, South Asia Fellow at the Henry Stimson Centre, and Visiting Fellow at his alma mater, Cornell University.

Last Updated: February 12, 2016



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