Commodore Somen Banerjee, Senior Fellow, VIF

Somen Banerjee is a naval officer and specializes in Anti-submarine warfare. He has been involved in Indian naval plans and procurement and is a commentator on maritime issues, especially with respect to security and governance in the Indian Ocean. He has had extensive exposure in the Indian Ocean region during his operational tenures and had the privilege of commanding frontline warships of the Indian Navy. He has completed his post-graduation from the Madras University and MPhil from Mumbai University and is currently pursuing his PhD from the Mumbai University on Indo Pacific.