Editors

Jyotnsa Mehra

Jyotsna Mehra is a Consulting Editor at the New Delhi-based strategic affairs publication, The Kootneeti for which she directs research on Indo Pacific and Geopolitics. She is also a Pacific Forum Young Leader interested in researching India’s foreign policy evolution in the Indo Pacific, particularly its partnership with the US, Australia and Japan—the other three countries that form the ‘Quad’. Ms. Mehra has been associated with the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in New Delhi, the Gateway House in Mumbai and the Asia Studies Centre of the Henry Jackson Society (HJS) in London. She graduated from the University of Oxford in 2018 after completing her studies in Modern South Asian Studies, with a focus on international relations of India and South Asia. She also holds a degree in Politics and International Relations from The University of Manchester.

Carlo Fong Luy

Carlo Fong Luy obtained a bachelor’s degree in Politics from New York University and a master’s degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics with a focus on foreign policy analysis and the regional politics of Southeast Asia. He has since worked for the United Nations. He was born and raised in the Philippines.

Jaikishan Agarwal

Jaikishan is a second year graduate student at the Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po pursuing a degree in International Security with a focus on Europe and Global Risks. His primary areas of research are the intersection of geopolitical risk and technology.

Tridivesh Singh Maini

Tridivesh Singh Maini is a New Delhi based Strategic Analyst. His areas of interest include : The China-Pakistan-India triangle, Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and FDI trends in South and South East Asia

Kanimozhi Udhayakumar

Kanimozhi is a graduate in International Relations and Area Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. She previously worked at Jane’s by IHS Markit as a research analyst on defence events in the African region. She has also interned at Research and Information Systems for Developing Countries (RIS) where she worked on Asia Africa Growth Corridor. Her areas of interest include the Indo-Pacific and its associated geoeconomics.