ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EXPERT, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL COMMENTATOR
Salman Anees Soz is an international development expert and an economic and political commentator. He is a former World Bank Group staff member with experience across a range of economic development issues in many countries around the world. He is a consultant adviser to many World Bank teams. He has also consulted for the Asian Development Bank and worked on strategic issues for a New York-based technology company. His professional interests include emerging market economics, political economy, and South Asian politics. He contributes op-eds to numerous media outlets including The Indian Express, Times of India, Hindustan Times, The Hindu, Economic Times, Mint, Huffington Post, and Quartz. He is a member of the Indian National Congress. Hailing from Kashmir, he is a passionate advocate of a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue. He holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from Yale University (New Haven) and a Master's degree in Economics Northeastern University (Boston). He received a BA (Hons.) in Economics from St. Stephen's College (Delhi), where he was the elected President of the Students' Union Society in 1992-93.