Nitin Pai is founder & fellow for geopolitics at the Takshashila Institution, an independent networked think tank and editor of Pragati – The Indian National Interest Review, a publication on strategic affairs, public policy and governance. Nitin would be covering session on Defence and External Affairs Policy at the CPPR-ACE Winter School being held at Kochi. Nitin has been a well wisher of CPPR and has been an avid worker in the arena of public policy.

He is a graduate of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy from where he obtained a Master in Public Administration (MPA) degree. He is an alumnus of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and National College, Bangalore. Nitin opines on economics, public policy, foreign policy and a plethora of social and political events in leading national dailies and magazines.