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Dr. Anupam Khanna is Chief Economist & Director-General, Policy Outreach at the National Association of Software & Service Companies (NASSCOM) in India. Previously he was Principal Adviser to the PM-appointed National Transport Development Policy Committee. Earlier as Senior Advisor to the President of Global Development Network, he focused on climate change and on agricultural policies in Africa and South Asia.
Before relocating to India in late 2009, Dr. Khanna spent thirty years with the World Bank in Washington D.C., the last five as Senior Manager. He was Senior Advisor to the Chief Economist (1997-2000), Division Chief for infrastructure operations East Asia (1992-97), and Special Assistant to the President (1989-91). He lived in Beijing, during 1986-89 helping establish the Resident Mission in China with responsibility for industry, technology, electric power and state enterprise reform.
From 2000-2003 as Chief Economist for Royal Dutch/Shell Group in London, Dr. Khanna advised top management on global economic issues and country risk, He led the economic work on Shell’s Global Scenarios to 2020.
Anupam topped the B.Tech class of 1974 at I.I.T. Kanpur and subsequently earned two MS degrees and a Ph.D. from Stanford University. He was a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University in 2003.