Professor Arvind Panagariya is the Jagdish N. Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy at Columbia University. Professor Panagariya will guide the Board on economic development, international trade policy, and economic reforms in India. Professor Panagariya was the founding Vice Chair of the National Institute for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), the premier think tank for the Government of India. In this role, he worked extensively to promote Prime Minister Modi’s priorities of prosperity for all. His expertise focuses on how industry can contribute meaningfully to this agenda.