Samir Saran

President, Observer Research Foundation,

Samir Saran is the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) president, India’s premier think-tank, headquartered in New Delhi. His research focuses on global governance, climate change and energy policy, technology and media, and India’s foreign policy.
He curates the Raisina Dialogue, India’s annual flagship platform on geopolitics and geo-economics, and is the founder of India’s annual conference on cybersecurity and internet governance (CyFy).

Samir has authored four books, edited important journals and publications and written several academic papers and book chapters. He is featured regularly in Indian and international print and broadcast media. His latest publications include The New World Disorder and The Indian Imperative, and Pax Sinica: Implications for the Indian Dawn