Kamal Malhotra is Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at Boston University’s Global Development Policy Center. He led the UN in Vietnam, Turkey, Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei (2008-2021), and was UNDP Senior Adviser on Inclusive Globalization (2002-2008). Kamal worked for non-government organisations between 1982-1995 including as Program Director Oxfam Australia. He was co-founder and co-director of the think tank Focus on the Global South (1995-99).
A graduate of IIM, Kamal has a MIPA from Columbia University and has earned prestigious awards, including the President of Vietnam’s Order of Friendship. He is widely published, including having initiated, co-authored or led 6 books, including UNDPs “Making Global Trade Work for People.”