Senior Advisor, South Asia
Aditi Phadnis is one of India's foremost political journalists. She has been a reporter for more than 35 years, writing on domestic politics, political economy, defense and foreign policy issues for Indian and foreign newspapers. She is also the New Delhi correspondent for The Express Tribune which is published from Karachi, Pakistan.She was a Jefferson fellow at the East West Centre, Hawaii in 2006. She is the author of an edited volume: “Political Profiles’ published in 2008 by BS Books. She has lectured on ‘Reporting Politics’ to journalism interns. She appears regularly as an expert commentator on television channels and radio and is invited by investment houses both Indian and foreign to explain Indian politics and economy. Her comments have been published in The Economist, The Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal. In 2009, she was awarded the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Political Journalism. Phadnis began her career in journalism in 1983. She has a BA degree in history from Delhi University. At Teneo, she covers political and economic developments in all the South Asian countries - India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan. Her expertise on the politics and economy of the region is extensive and deep.