Mr. Sanjaya Baru - A Brief
Sanjaya Baru was born in 1954, at Hyderabad in India, Sanjaya Baru is an Indian political commentator and policy analyst, currently serving as Director for Geo-Economics and Strategy at the International Institute of Strategic Studies.
He graduated from Nizam college, & also done his PhD in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Was Professor at the India Council for Research in International Economic Relations. Dr Baru previously served as Editor of the leading Indian financial newspaper The Business Standard. He was a Member of India’s National Security Advisory Board in 1998-2001.From May 2004 until August 2008 he was the Official Spokesman and Media Advisor to the Prime Minister of India.
He was also Member of the Governing Body of the Centre for Policy Research as well as Member of the Indo-US Group, the CII Aspen Strategy Group.
Prior to his official appointment, he was the Chief Editor of The Financial Express. He has also been the Associate Editor of The Economic Times and The Times of India. He served as a Consulting Senior fellow of the IISS from September 2008. He is one of India’s most respected and influential commentators on political and economic issues.