Gautam Sen, Ph.D. taught international political economic for more than two decades to graduates, as the Course Director for the Masters in Politics of the World Economy, at the London School of Economics and Political Science. An author and prolific contributor to various media outlets, he is now Director of the Dharmic Ideas and Policy Foundation. He has recently written on Sino-Russian policy towards South Asia in the Sunday Guardian of India and on the socioeconomic dynamics of Indian political change as well as the crisis of the global economy in Fortune.

Dr. Sen has advised the prime ministers on Indian and Nepal on economic policy issues and was senior consultant to the UNDP for several years. He was also appointed by the Prime Minister of India as member of the ’eminent persons group’ of the Indo-UK Round table (2001-2004).