Executive Committee

S Gurumurthy, Vice Chairman, VIF

Swaminathan Gurumurthy, a well-known public personality in India, is a legal and financial professional, investigative journalist, writer, academic and activist. Visiting Faculty at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and Distinguished...

Amb Satish Chandra, Dean, Centre for National Security and Strategic Studies, VIF

A career diplomat, Satish Chandra served as India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Offices in Geneva and later as High Commissioner to Pakistan. He, subsequently, went on to head the National Security Council Secretariat and was Deputy...

General NC Vij, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM

Gen Vij was the 21 st Chief of the Army Staff from 31 Dec 2002 to 31 Jan 2005. He was the Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) during the very successful operations by Indian Army for eviction of Pakistani Intruders in Kargil in 1999....

Arvind Gupta, Director - VIF

Indian Foreign Service (1979; Retired);

Former Deputy National Security Adviser and Secretary, National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS), (2014-17); Joint Secretary, NSCS on deputation from Ministry of External Affairs; 1999-2007....

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