We’ve brought in the best educators and influencers to set you up for success. Our faculty comprises a mix of research scholars and practitioners. They have in depth experience in areas of Economics, Public Policy, Political Science, Statistics, Ethics, Leadership and Communication, Philosophy, Psychology & Law among others. They are passionate about ensuring that the real world of policy making is brought into the classroom to prepare students for current, urgent and complex challenges.


We are backed by a powerful group of board members who bring several years of expertise in public policy, education, and business. Their support and network will give our students access to influential organisations and individuals who can learn and grow from their guidance and connections.


Dr. Duvvuri Subbarao

Fmr RBI Governor; Distinguished Visiting Professor, Kautilya School of Public Policy

Dr. Indermit Singh Gill

Chief Economist, World Bank & Visiting Faculty, Kautilya

Glenn Kramon

Lecturer in Management, Stanford School of Business

Steve Jarding

Former Professor, Harvard Kennedy School

Moshik Temkin

Fellow at The Belfer Center for Science and Intl. Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

M. V. Rajeev Gowda

Former Member of Parliament; Chairman, Congress Research Department

Anil Swarup

Author, Retired IAS Officer

Vijay Gokhale

Fmr.Foreign Secretary of India

 Lt. General Sanjiv Langer

Fmr. Member of the Armed Forces Tribunal

Dr. PV Ramesh

Retired IAS officer, fmr. Additional Chief Secretary to the Chief Minister of AP

Dr. Arvind Mayaram

Vice Chairman of Rajasthan Economic Transformation Advisory Council and fmr Finance Secretary in the Government of India

Dr. Chandrasekhar Commuri

Visiting Faculty, Kautilya School of Public Policy

Ms. Smita Sharma

Independent Journalist; Visiting Faculty- Kautilya School of Public Policy

Sridhar Pabbisetty

Founding Director, Kautilya School of Public Policy

Dr. Mukul Saxena

Founding Professor, Kautilya School of Public Policy

Dr. Vasudha Katju

Assistant Professor, Kautilya School of Public Policy

Dr. Amrendra Pandey

Associate Professor, Kautilya School of Public Policy

Dr. Anjali Mohan

Urban & Regional Planner

Dr. Ashwin Mahesh

Social Technologist, Urbanist and Entrepreneur

Dr. Tarun Jain

Visiting Faculty, Kautilya School of Public Policy

Ankur Kulshrestha

Edtech, Fin Prof., Researcher; Visiting Faculty, Kautilya

Arvind Lodaya

Design, Innovation, Branding Consultant, Academic; Visiting Faculty, Kautilya

Dr. Jeevant Rampal

Visiting Faculty, Kautilya

Dr. Jandhyala B G Tilak

Visiting Faculty, Kautilya

Dr. Usha Ramachandra

Visiting Faculty, Kautilya

Air Vice Marshal (Dr) Arjun Subramaniam (Retd)

Fighter Pilot, Military Historian, Author, Visiting Faculty, Kautilya

Amir Ullah Khan

Visiting Faculty, Kautilya

Prof. (Dr) Faizan Mustafa

Fmr. Vice Chancellor, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad

Dr. Srinivas Yanamandra

Group Head – Regulatory Affairs & Policy

Sanjaya Baru

Writer, Policy Analyst, Economist

Dr. Kaushiki Sanyal

CEO and Co-founder, Sunay Policy Advisory Pvt. Ltd.

Amb D.B. Venkatesh Varma

Former Indian Ambassador to the Russian Federation

Prof. Manisha Sethi

Professor, NALSAR University of Law

Udaibir Das

Distinguished Non-Resident Fellow and Visiting Faculty

Kautilya’s Master in Public Policy (MPP) is designed for those looking to rebalance Society, Government and Business towards an equitable society.