Head of Policy and Research
At The Commonwealth, an inter-governmental organization, Abhik oversees policy and research that help foster socio-economic development in its 53 member countries spread across Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Pacific region. He previously was a managing editor at The Economist Group. Abhik has also been an editor at Bloomberg, where he was responsible for the multimedia coverage and analysis of international current affairs, as well as a newspaper editor and television producer in India. He is an advisory board member at InnovaBRICS and Beyond, an international forum that brings together policymakers and business leaders to address some of the most pressing challenges developing countries face. Abhik is also a trustee at Apples & Snakes, the leading national organization for poetry and spoken word artists in the UK, and Theatre Rites, a London-based charity dedicated to enriching child education through the arts.