Hemant Shivakumar is a research associate with the Indian Development Cooperation Research project at CPR. He catalogues and analyses India's development cooperation partnerships, investments, and impact on India's foreign policy. He has also examined the role of Ministry of External Affair's ITEC scholarships in deepening India's external relations.
Previously, Mr Shivakumar worked as a legislative fellow with PRS Legislative Research. He holds a master’s degree in defence and strategic studies from the University of Madras and is interested in foreign policy, history, and strategy.