Shri Sachin Chaturvedi
Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi is Director General at the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS). He was a Global Justice Fellow at the MacMillan Center for International Affairs at Yale University. He was also a Developing Country Fellow at the University of Amsterdam (1996), Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla (2003), and Visiting Scholar at the German Development Institute (2007).
Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi has expertise on issues related to development cooperation policies and South-South cooperation. He has worked on trade and innovation linkages with special focus on WTO. Dr. Chaturvedi has also served as a Visiting Professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and worked as consultant to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, World Bank, UN-ESCAP, UNESCO, OECD, the Commonwealth Secretariat, IUCN, and to the Department of Biotechnology and the Ministry of Environment and Forests, among other organizations.
Prof. Chaturvedi has been a member of the IGSAC Committee of Experts for evolving a framework for cooperation on conservation of biodiversity in the SAARC region, as well as a member of the Editorial Board of Biotechnology Development Monitor (the Netherlands); Editor of Asian Biotechnology Development Review (New Delhi).