Nitin Pai is co-founder and director of the Takshashila Institution, an independent think tank and school of public policy based in Bangalore, India. He teaches international relations and public policy at Takshashila’s graduate programs. He writes a fortnightly column in Mint (livemint.com) called “The Intersection.”
Nitin received a gold medal from the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, was an undergraduate scholar at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and is an alum of National College, Bangalore. He spent more than a decade at the Singapore government as a policy maker in the technology sector.
He is currently a non-resident senior fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore, and serves on the board of Jal Seva Charitable Foundation (WaterAid India).