Governing Board


Meenakshi Gopinath

Chairperson of the Board


Yamini Aiyar

President and Chief Executive and Member Secretary of the Board


Subodh Bhargava

Former Chairman, Tata Communications, TRF Limited, and GlaxoSmithKline Healthcare; Former President, Confederation of Indian Industry


Shyam Saran

Former Foreign Secretary and Senior Fellow, Centre for Policy Research


Rama Bijapurkar

Independent Management Consultant & Professor of Management Practice, IIM Ahmedabad


Vinita Bali

Independent Director & Strategy Adviser


Chandrasekhar Dasgupta

Former Ambassador & well-known Historian


Keshav N. Desiraju

Former Secretary, Government of India


Shyam Divan

Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India



Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)


Rakesh Bharti Mittal

Vice Chairman, Bharti Enterprises


Rohit Bhasin

Former Partner, PwC and Independent Director