Editorial Board

Professor Ann Florini
Dr Ian Goldin
Thomas Hale
Parag Khanna
Dr Mathias Koenig-Archibugi
Charles A. Kupchan
Kate Macdonald
Professor Anthony McGrew
Dr Eva-Maria Nag
Danny Quah
Professor Dani Rodrik
Antonio Savoia
Anmol Saxena
Dr Hackan Seckinelgin
Dr Jill Stuart
Andy Sumner
Professor Laurence Tubiana

Advisory Board

Professor Tim Besley
Professor Jagdish Bhagwati
Professor John Braithwaite
Professor Mick Cox
Professor Geoffrey Garrett
Professor Takatoshi Ito
Professor Mary Kaldor
Professor Inge Kaul
Professor Robert Keohane
Professor Sir David King
Andreas Klasen
Professor Julian Le Grand
Professor Sebastiano Maffettone
Professor John Ruggie
Professor Jeffrey Sachs
Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
Professor Joseph Stiglitz
Vinod Tare
Professor Shang-Jin Wei
Professor Ngaire Woods
Professor Tianbiao Zhu

Practitioners' Board

Sanmit Ahuja
Mr Lakhdar Brahimi
Richard Burge
Augustin Carstens Carstens
Howard Davies
Mr Kemal Dervis
Bill Emmott
Pascal Lamy
Chris Miller
Alastair Newton
James Orbinski
Mr Romano Prodi
Mr Jean-Michel Severino
Javier Solana
Theo Sommer
George Soros
Mr Peter Sutherland
Professor Muhammad Yunus

Sanmit Ahuja

Sanmit Ahuja
Oval Observer Foundation
Vice Chairman
Vice Chairman
Oval Observer Foundation


Sanmit Ahuja is a founding member of the Oval Observer Foundation. He is a big proponent and champion of Sustainable Development. Sanmit has worked on issues relating to sustainability extensively, both as an innovator and an entrepreneur. He firmly believes that there is a dire need to ascertain clever ways of harnessing and preserving our planet’s resources, while maintaining their economic viability. Sanmit has an experience of over 20 years in developing cutting edge tools, high impact projects, business models and frameworks to deliver sustainability across numerous sectors including: water, energy, transport, smart cities, environment, manufacturing, green manufacturing, ICT and food & agriculture. He remains deeply passionate about addressing the biggest environmental challenges through multi-disciplinary approach and innovation. Sanmit’s core skills include: Sustainable Development; Infrastructure, Clean-tech, Innovative Investment and Economic Models, Developing Progressive Policy Frameworks, PPP/PFI models, Project Finance, Venture Capital and Private Equity. He is also interested in analyzing the effect of globalization in the context of the rapid growth in emerging markets and its potential for economic development. Sanmit holds an Engineering Degree in Electronics from the University of Pune and an MBA from London Business School.