Akshay Mathur Named Senior Director Of Asia Society
India-West Staff Reporter
LOS ANGELES, CA – Akshay Mathur has been appointed Senior Director of the Asia Society Policy Institute’s Delhi office, a branch of Asia Society India established in 2006 and headquartered in Mumbai.
Mathur will be responsible for the Institute’s policy mandate in India, leading a team that covers security, economics, and climate, leveraging Asia Society’s global network to connect India’s policies to the policy communities in the United States, Europe, and Asia. His expertise is geoeconomics, specifically international financial architecture, the global trading system, global economic governance, and global digital governance, a statement said.
C. Raja Mohan, who was the first to lead the Policy Institute’s work in Delhi, will continue with Asia Society as a Non-Resident Distinguished Fellow.
Mathur is concurrently a Non-Resident Senior Fellow with the Digital Economy Program at the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Canada.
He represented India at the inaugural cohort of the Asia Global Fellows program for mid-career leaders in the field of global policymaking hosted by the Asia Global Institute in Hong Kong in 2017 and Georgetown University’s Young Leaders Forum in Qatar in 2012
He has advanced degrees in policy, business, and technology, specifically an MPA from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University as the Edward Mason Fellow, an MBA from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business with a concentration in Finance and Business Analysis, and a BS in Computer Science from the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.