Team

Bipul Chatterjee
Designation: Executive Director, CUTS & Head, CUTS CITEE
Date of Joining: 07-05-1997
Qualification: M A in Economics, Delhi School of Economics
Area of Interest: Political Economy of Trade & Development; Trade in Agriculture; Institutions & Pro-Poor Growth
bc@cuts.org
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Veena Vidyadharan
Designation: Fellow and Centre Head, CITEE
Date of Joining: 02-12-2013
Qualification: Ph.D in Agriculture (Agronomy), Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner, Rajasthan
M.Sc in Agriculture (Agronomy), Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, Kerala, B.Sc in Agriculture, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, Kerala
Areas of Interest:Sustainable Agriculture, Climate Change, Food Security
Email: vv@cuts.org
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Surendar Singh
Designation: Fellow
Date of Joining: 15-05-2014
Qualification: Ph.D (International Trade) Kumaon University, Uttarakhand, UGC-NET
MIB (Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad)
Areas of Interest: International Trade, Regional Economic Integration, Global Value Chains, Trade Facilitation
Email: sus@cuts.org
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Saurabh Kumar
Designation: Associate Fellow
Date of Joining: 01-11-2012
Qualification: PhD in International Organization Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
M.Phil. in International Organization Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
M.A. in Economics M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly
Areas of Interest: International Political Economy, International Organizations, Regional integration
Email: sbk@cuts.org
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Susan Mathew
Designation:Policy Analyst
Date of Joining: 19-01-2015
Qualification: M.Sc. in Horticulture, Navsari Agricultural University, Gujarat, B.Sc. in Agriculture, Anand Agricultural University, Gujarat
Areas of Interest: Data Analytics, Land and Water Management, Entrepreneurship Models in Agriculture
Email: sma@cuts.org
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Simi T. B.
Designation: Assistant Policy Analyst & Researcher (International Trade Law)
Date of Joining: 29-12-2004
Qualification: LLM, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kerala
Areas of Interest: WTO Issues and trade disputes, Environment and sustainable development,IPR Laws and Consumer Law.
Email: stb@cuts.org
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Aparna Sharma
Designation: Senior Research Associate
Date of Joining: 12-06-2013
Qualification: M.A. (Economics), Department of Economics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
B.A. Honours (Economics), University Maharani’s College, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
Areas of Interest: International Trade and Economics, Intellectual Property Rights and patents
Email: aps@cuts.org
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Sudip Kumar Paul
Designation: Research Associate
Date of Joining: 15-12-2016
Qualification: M. Sc. Economics (Specialization in International Economics, Labor Economics and Applied Econometrics)
Areas of Interest: Development economics, International trade, Financial economics, Regional Economic Integration, Microeconomics
Email: skp@cuts.org
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Sarbjit Singh
Designation: Policy Analyst
Date of Joining: 23-01-2017
Qualification: Ph.D. (Thesis Submitted) in Economics from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, M.Sc. (Hons. School) in Economics from Punjab School of Economics, Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar, Punjab, B.Sc. in Economics from Khalsa College Amritsar, Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar, Punjab
Areas of Interest: International Trade, Applied Economics and Computable General Equilibrium (CGE)
Email: sjs@cuts.org
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Muvafaq Sheeshaikh
Designation: Research Associate
Date of Joining: 15.05.2017
Qualification: MA Regulatory Governance ( Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai)
Areas of Interest: International Trade Regulations, Economic Diplomacy in South Asia, Development Economics, Mediation and Negotiation in global geopolitics
Email: msh@cuts.org
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Mohini Ganguly
Designation: Research Associate
Date of Joining: 12-05-2017
Qualification: M.A. Climate Change and Sustainability Studies (Tata Institute of Social Sciences)
B.A. English Hons (Jadavpur University)
Areas of Interest: Renewable Energy; Sustainable Agriculture
Email: mga@cuts.org
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Neha Shrivastava
Designation: Programme Assistant
Date of Joining: 18-09-2017
Qualification: MBA, specialization in Finance & Marketing (Maharishi Arvind Institute of Science & Management) BBA (Maharishi Arvind Institute of Science & Management)
Areas of Interest: Inland Waterways, handling E forums, Data base Manaement
Email: nsh@cuts.org
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Vandana Swami
Designation: Programme Assistant
Date of Joining: 25-07-2018
Qualification: MBA, specialisation in Finance & Marketing (Maharishi Arvind Institute of Science & Management)
Areas of Interest: Event Organisation, Media Planning, Community Involvement, Strategic Communication, Handling E forums, Database Management, Marketing Research
Email: vsw@cuts.org
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