Augustine Peter

Visiting Fellow

Augustine Peter is an Economist and thought leader having served in the Indian Economic Service (IES) since 1982. He specialises in Investment, Trade and Competition policies. He was Member, Competition Commission of India during April, 2014 to January, 2019. He served as Director General (Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas), Economic Adviser (Department of Commerce), Economic Adviser (Competition Commission of India), Director (Trade Policy Division, Department of Commerce) and Head (Transport Unit) Project Appraisal and Management Division, Erstwhile Planning Commission of India. Mr. Peter started his career as a Banker, working with the State Bank of India and the Indian Bank. He was Indian Delegate at the UNIDO Investment Promotion Service in Paris, representing the India Investment Centre. He was Lead Consultant with the Government of Nepal in 2002 and prepared draft Industrial and Investment Policies for that country. He has a number of papers in reputed Indian and international Journals and Books.