Surya Kanegaonkar is a commodities trader based in Switzerland. He has worked for over a decade in the natural resources sector in key roles in investment banks, mining and utility companies. He has published extensively in leading publications such as The Hindu and India Global Business. Kanegaonkar studied economics at the University of Warwick and holds a masters’ in metals and energy finance from Imperial College London.
Jyotsna Mehra is a Consultant at Ministry of External Affairs, India researching Indian Foreign Policy in the Indo-Pacific. She holds a Masters In Science for Modern Asian Studies from the University of Oxford as well as a BSoc Sc (Hons) in Politics and International Relations from the University of Manchester.
In this episode, Surya, Jyotsna, and Velina speak about the current state of Indian Geopolitics with respect to current global events such as the assassination of Shinzo Abe, Russia's invasion of Ukraine, and inflation in the US. They also tackle topics regarding the I2U2, the International North South Trade Corridor, the state of China's BRI, and more.