Akhilesh Upadhyay, Member

Akhilesh Upadhyay is the former Editor-in-Chief of The Kathmandu Post (2008-2018). A prominent journalist in Nepal, Upadhyay is featured regularly as a commentator in national and international forums, including in the media. His works have appeared in a number of international publications, including The New York Times, Indian Express, Hindustan Times and Independent (Bangladesh), in addition to Nepali newspapers. He has written extensively on Nepal’s foreign policy with a strong focus on China, South Asia and the Eastern Himalaya. He is Senior Research Fellow at IIDS, a Kathmandu-based South Asian think-tank. He holds a master’s in journalism from New York University.