Sunjoy Joshi

Chairman, Observer Research Foundation

Mr. Sunjoy Joshi heads the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), New Delhi, as its Chairman and Chief Executive. He has over the last 10 years spearheaded the rise of the ORF as India’s premier think tank and window into the world of Global Affairs. He joined the Madhya Pradesh Cadre of the Indian Administrative Services in 1983. He took premature retirement in 2009 in order to pursue his academic interests. He has been Visiting Associate at the International Institute of Strategic Studies, London, and Distinguished Visitor to the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development, Stanford University, USA. He speaks, publishes, and comments on the world of technology, energy, and development, framing them in the context of global shifts and the challenges to growth and employment faced by emerging economies. He also has a regular Youtube commentary on Global and Current Affairs called India’s World which is also available as a podcast.