Bringing over 25 years of journalistic experience, Rahul’s previous roles include his time at Khaleej Times in Dubai and HT Delhi. Over the course of his career, Rahul has been at the centre of all the action including his time at Reuters when he was reporting from key global markets including Hong Kong, Singapore, Sri Lanka and India. In his various roles, Rahul has covered some of the most memorable and world-changing events including the tsunami of 2004, the Sri Lankan civil war and the assassination of the royal family of Nepal. He has also written extensively on the global and regional financial markets and world economic issues.
Rahul’s subject interests include China, foreign policy and international relations. He has written for various publications and contributed extensively to a book on Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Middle East titled Oases of Opportunities, published by Wharton.
An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Rahul chose to further his academic credentials mid-career when he travelled to Boston for a Masters in International Relations and Security from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at the Tufts University. Following this, he studied for his second Masters while in Singapore, this time in International Trade and Economy at Flinders University, Adelaide. Rahul is a member of Fletcher’s Asia and Middle-East Advisory Board and has served on various media award juries.