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
Email: 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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Saurabh Kumar
Designation: 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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Prashant Sharma
Designation: Assistant Director
Date of Joining: 03.09.2014
Qualification: Masters in Diplomacy, Law and Business & BA in Economics, Political
Science and Sociology
Areas of Interest: Sustainable and inclusive development, trade facilitation, transport and logistics, economic integration, trade and development, geopolitics and foreign policy
Email: psh@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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Chetna K. Rathore
Designation: Research Associate
Date of Joining: 01.07.2019
Qualification: M.A., Economics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
Areas of Interest: International Trade, Public Policy and Governance
Email: chr@cuts.org
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Kajal Sharda
Designation: Research Associate
Date of Joining: 18.06.2020
Qualification: Integrated M.Sc in Economics from Central University of Rajasthan
Areas of Interest: International trade, Development economics, Environmental Economics, Women in trade
Email: kjs@cuts.org
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Deepmala Ghosh
Designation: Research Associate
Date of Joining: 17.06.2020
Qualification: Master’s in Economics from Pondicherry University
Areas of Interest: International Trade, Statistics and Econometrics, Health Economics, Labor Economics, Microfinance
Email: dgh@cuts.org
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Jithin Sabu
Designation: Research Associate
Date of Joining: 06.07.2020
Qualification: M.A. Development Studies from IIT Guwahati, B.A. Economics from Sacred Heart Autonomous College Kochi
Areas of Interest: International Trade and Regional Connectivity, South Asia Studies, Gender, Public Health, Water Economics and Sustainable Development
Email: jsb@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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