ORF brings together leading and young experts from the government, academia, business and civil society circles across the world who provide high-quality research, recommendations and analysis on a wide range of policy matters.

Gulshan Rai

Gulshan Rai is Distinguished Fellow at ORF. Read more ►

Maya Mirchandani

Maya Mirchandani is a Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation and Head of Department, Media Studies at Ashoka University. Maya is the Chair of ORF's annual conference on countering violent extremism, Tackling Insurgent Ideologies. She researches subjects around radicalization and ‘Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism’ (P/CVE), and analyses the impact and efficacy of counter narratives, dialogue and community intervention. Read more ►

Samir Saran

Samir Saran is the President of the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), India’s premier think tank, headquartered in New Delhi. His research focuses on issues of global governance, climate change and energy policy, technology and media, and India’s foreign policy. Read more ►

Sean Kanuck

Sean Kanuck is Distinguished Fellow at ORF. As a globally recognised cyber expert, he advises governments, corporations, law firms, and entrepreneurs on the nexus between technology, law, and security. Read more ►