Kalpit A Mankikar is a Fellow with Strategic Studies programme, and is based out of ORF’s Delhi centre. His research focusses on China, specifically looking at its rise and domestic politics.
Kalpit has written extensively for the International Business Times, Times Of India, Swarajya Magazine, India-China Business Chronicle, among others.
He was selected for the Kautilya Fellowship in 2020, and for the ‘Learning to Lead: Leadership development’ from the Oxford Global Leadership Initiative at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 2019. Kalpit is a 2015 Reuters Fellow where he bagged the fellowship for ‘Editorial Judgment’ training in London.
- News Editor, Times of India (Mumbai).
- Assistant Editor, Daily News and Analysis (DNA)
- MSc in China in Comparative Perspective, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.
- MA in Political Science, Mumbai University.
- Postgraduate diploma in Journalism, Asian College of Journalism (ACJ), Chennai.
- British Broadcasting Corporation journalism course, ACJ.
- Standard Chinese (Mandarin)