Akshay Mathur is the former chief executive officer, former director of research and a fellow of Geoeconomic Studies at Gateway House. His research focuses on the architecture of international business, finance and trade, and its impact on geopolitics. Before joining Gateway House, he worked as a principal architect with Fidelity Investments in Boston in the advanced research, strategy formulation and business architecture group. He has an M.B.A. from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business with a concentration in finance and business analysis and research focused on transnational business and global macroeconomics. He has a B.S. in computer science from the School of Computer Science at University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Akshay is an alumnus of Mayo College, Ajmer. He is the co-founder of a non-governmental organization called Aasra Gramin Vikas Sansthan and of a social enterprise called Khushi Farms, both based in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India.