Aanchal Malhotra is an oral historian and writer from New Delhi, India.
Aarti Wig is the Head of Future Thinking at Yunus Social Business Global Initiatives, Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus’s accelerator for social business.
Adi Pocha is a Mumbai based writer, who has written commercially for television and advertising since 1984.
Akash Khurana has segued between theatre, film, television, academia and corporate life for over four decades.
Amani Saeed is a writer who treads the line between roots and routes.
Ambi Parameswaran is a branding and advertising veteran with over four decades of experience, an independent brand coach and a bestselling author of ten books.
Anil Pradhan (he/him/his) is a PhD candidate and UGC Senior Research Fellow at the Department of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
Anirudh Kanisetti is the author of Lords of the Deccan, a new history of medieval South India.
Anirudh Suri is intrigued by how technology is shaping our world, society and values.
Anita Vachharajani is a Mumbai-based writer, her book Amrita Sher-Gil: Rebel with a Paintbrush has won the Sahitya Akademi’s Bal Sahitya Puraskar Award, 2021.
Antoine Lewis is a Food & Wine writer and columnist.
Antoinette Lattouf is an Australian-Lebanese multi-award winning broadcaster, columnist, author, diversity advocate and mental health ambassador.
A broadcast journalist, Anuradha has spent over 25 years creating feature programming for CNBCTV18 and CNN News18.
Arjun Raj Gaind is the author of The Anatomy of Loss, published by Bloomsbury India.
Arundhati Bhattacharya is the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer for Salesforce, India.
Ashima Goyal, Emeritus Professor at IGIDR, Mumbai, is widely published in institutional and open economy macroeconomics, international finance and governance, with books and articles with major referred publishers.
Ashwin Sanghi ranks among India’s highest selling authors in English fiction, for which he has won several awards. He has also written two New York Times best-selling crime thrillers with James Patterson. Ashwin co-writes and edits titles in the 13 Steps series on diverse life-related matters.
Audrey Magee is from Ireland and lives in Wicklow. The Colony, her second novel, was published last February and has been nominated for the Booker Prize and shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction.
Award-winning journalist Bahar Dutt trained as a conservation biologist and has worked as an environment editor with India’s leading English news channel, CNN-News18.
Christopher Kloeble is an award-winning scriptwriter and the author of three novels, a short story collection and a memoir.
Colm Tóibín is the author of ten novels, including Brooklyn and The Magician, and two collections of stories.
Damon Galgut is an award-winning novelist and playwright from South Africa. He won the 2004 Commonwealth Writers Prize for his book The Good Doctor.
Dave Eggers is an American novelist and journalist. His books, include The Circle, The Monk of Mokha, A Hologram for the King, and What Is the What, winner of France’s Prix Médicis Etranger.
David Polonsky is a graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, where he now teaches.
Deepak B. Mehta is a literary critic, researcher, translator and freelance journalist.
Deepanjana Pal is the author of two children’s books, one thriller and one biography.
Dilip D’Souza has had a global education, including at Pilani, Providence, Delhi, Rishi Valley, Bombay, Cambridge, Austin.
Dina Nayeri is the author of The Ungrateful Refugee, winner of the Geschwister Scholl Preis, finalist for The LA Times Book Prize, Kirkus Prize, and ELLE Grand Prix des Lectrices.
Faye D’Souza is an award winning journalist, who will soon be launching her own digital news platform.
Gabrielle Chan is the rural editor at Guardian Australia.
Garfield Dsouza is a freelance writer/editor/teacher/podcaster.
Gaurav Gala started off his career in early 2002 as a broadcast journalist, with a specialisation in sports and served as the sports editor of India Today, the India Today Group’s twenty-four-hour English news channel.
Gayatri Rangachari Shah is a Mumbai based journalist, columnist and author. She is co-author of Changemakers: 20 Women Transforming Bollywood Behind the Scenes.
Geeta Seshu is a journalist and media analyst.
Geetanjali Shree is the winner of the International Booker Prize for 2022 for the English translation of her novel Ret Samadhi, titled Tomb of Sand.
George Monbiot is an author, Guardian columnist and environmental activist.
Gieve Patel has published three books of poetry: ‘Poems’ (Nissim Ezekiel, Bombay, 1966); ‘How Do You Withstand, Body’ (Clearing House, Bombay, 1976); and ‘Mirrored, Mirroring’ (Oxford University Press, Madras, 1991).
Gita Ramaswamy has been at the helm of the Hyderabad Book Trust from 1980 and has commissioned over 400 books, both original in Telugu and translations from global literature into Telugu.
Govindraj Ethiraj is the Founder & Director : BOOM & IndiaSpend.
Gurnaik Johal is an Indian author. His debut novel We Move has been shortlisted for the Tata Literature Live! First Book Award – Fiction 2022.
Hannah Lalhlanpuii is a writer from Aizawl, Mizoram and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Mizoram Christian College.
Harinder Sikka is the Group Director – Strategic Business at Piramal Enterprises and has been with the Group for over 2 decades.
Harish Bhat is an author, columnist and marketer. He works with the Tata Group, where he began his career 35 years ago.
Hrishikesh Kannan popularly known as Hrishi K is producer & presenter of the popular radio show “Good Morning Mumbai” on 94.3 RadioOne.
Major General Ian Cardozo was commissioned in the 5th Gorkha Rifles (FF) in June 1958 and has fought in the wars of 1962, 1965 and 1971.
Ifẹ Grillo is an award-winning writer, producer, performer, and educator.
Inakshi Sobti is the Chief Executive Officer of the Asia Society India Centre.
Ishita Thakur is a creative producer with a passion for spinning narratives by harnessing visuals, words and technology across TV and digital mediums.
Jane Borges is a Mumbai-based journalist and author.
Professor Jane Ohlmeyer, MRIA, FTCD, FRHistS, is Erasmus Smith’s Professor of Modern History (1762) at Trinity College Dublin.
Jazz Money is a poet and artist of Wiradjuri and Irish heritage, based in Sydney Australia.
Jérôme Loubry was born in Saint-Amand Montrond, famous for its book printing business, where his passion for writing was born.
Jerry Pinto lives, writes, edits, teaches, translates and fumes in Mumbai.
Johana Gustawsson was born in Marseille, France. She has a degree in Political Science, and has worked as a journalist for French and Spanish press and television.
John Pilger is an internationally known multiple award-winning, investigative journalist, documentary film maker, scholar and writer.
Jonathan Gil Harris is a writer and teacher based in Delhi.
Kalpana Sharma is an independent journalist, columnist and author based in Mumbai.
Kalpana Swaminathan’s detective Lalli recently appeared in her eighth novel, Raagam Taanam Pallavi.
Kamal Vora is an electrical engineer and management graduate by qualification.
Kunal S. Vijayakar is an author, actor, broadcaster, food writer, and one of India’s most recognisable TV personalities.
Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih is an award-winning Khasi poet and writer.
Luca Bernardini studied philosophy and history at the University of Padua, specialising in the history of food.
M Rajshekhar is a journalist with primary interests in energy, environment, climate and democratic decay in India.
Madhavi Menon is Professor of English and Director of the Centre for Studies in Gender and Sexuality at Ashoka University.
Mahesh Elkunchwar is one of the most influential and progressive playwrights not just in Marathi theatre, but also in Indian theatre.
Malavika Jayaram is the inaugural executive director of Digital Asia Hub, a Hong Kong-based independent research think-tank incubated by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, where she is also a faculty associate.
Mallika Sarabhai is one of India’s leading classical dancers. She has received the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award in India, in recognition of her contribution to the arts.
Mamang Dai is a poet and novelist from Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh.
Dr. Manjiri Prabhu is an award-winning international mystery and thriller author of 19 books, a short-film maker and the Curator and Founder/Director of two international festivals.
Manoj Joshi is a Distinguished Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation.
Manu S Pillai is the author of the award-winning The Ivory Throne, Rebel Sultans, The Courtesan, the Mahatma & the Italian Brahmin, and most recently, False Allies.
Dr Maryam Ala Amjadi is a poet, translator, and researcher who has spent the impressionable years of her childhood in India.
Megha Harish is a queer writer of poetry and prose from Bangalore, India, who works in the not-for-profit sector.
Nader is a Visiting Professor of Politics at di Tella University in Buenos Aires.
Nadir Godrej is the Chairman of Godrej Industries Ltd. and Godrej Agrovet Ltd.
Nandita Haksar started her engagement with politics in the 1970s with the women’s movement and the human rights movement.
Naresh Fernandes is the editor of Scroll.in. He is the author of City Adrift and Taj Mahal Foxtrot.
Dr. Naushad Forbes is the Co-Chairman of Forbes Marshall, a Process and Energy Efficiency company.
Neel Shah is a sports management professional, educator and coach.
Neema Shah is an Indian author. Her debut novel Kololo Hill has been short-listed for the Tata Literature Live! Tata Literature Live! First Book Award – Fiction 2022.
Nilanjana Bhowmick is the author of Lies Our Mothers Told Us.
Onir is an award winning Indian filmmaker, producer, screenwriter and editor.
Pankaj Mishra is the author of several books, including Run and Hide: A Novel.
Parmesh Shahani is an inclusion consultant and award winning author.
A former professional football player who played football in England and in Asia.
Dr. Paul Morland writes and speaks on the big demographic trends across the world, both contemporary and historic.
Peter Griffin is a freelance writer, editor, and communications consultant.
Dr. Poornima Dore is Director, Analytics, Insights & Impact at the Tata Trusts.
Prabodh Parikh is a poet and fiction writer, visual artist, and documentary film maker.
Pratishtha Pandya is a bilingual poet, and translator working across Gujarati and English.