Global Think Tanks


About the talk

This discussion is on an extremely interesting topic – Global Think Tanks. A Think Tank or a policy institute is a research institute that performs research and advocacy concerning topics such as social policy, political strategy, economics, military technology and culture and so on. Today globally there are around 8,100 think tanks with India having 510 of these, this being the second highest number of think tanks globally. Think tanks face many challenges including funding, technology and measuring their usefulness and success.


Prabhu Guptara, Senior Board Advisor

Mr. Prabhu Guptara was born and educated in India, currently based in the UK and worked primarily from Switzerland, helping Boards of companies and organizations with strategic, organizational, human resources, and market-related issues.
For over 15 years, he was responsible, at one of the largest banks in the world, for:

  • Think Tanks,
  • Briefings, and for holding
  • The (English-language) Distinguished Speaker Series.

Through these activities, he had the unique job of working with innovative, cutting-edge and otherwise outstanding people throughout the world to identify new ideas that might bring value to the company.

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