Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi is Director General at the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), a New Delhi-based Think-tank He was Global Justice Fellow at the MacMillan Center for International Affairs at Yale University. He has done his Ph.D. in Economics on ‘India-Singapore Trade Relations’ from Ambedkar University. He works on issues related to development economics, involving development finance, SDGs and South-South Cooperation. He has also worked on trade, investment and innovation linkages with special focus on WTO.
He has authored/edited 10 books, apart from contributing chapters in edited volumes and publishing several research articles in various prestigious journals.
He has served as a Visiting Professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). He has been a Developing Country Fellow at the University of Amsterdam (1996), Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla (2003), and Visiting Scholar at the German Development Institute (2007). He is on the Editorial Advisory Board of IDS Bulletin, Sussex, UK.
Recently, he has been nominated as Member of the RBI Central Board of Directors. He is also member of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC) and elected Trustee of India International Centre, New Delhi.