Shivnath Thukral is the managing director of Carnegie India responsible for the center’s outreach and maximizing its impact. He also oversees operations, including coordination with Carnegie’s global network and fundraising.
Thukral spent the first fifteen years of his career with New Delhi Television Limited, India’s premier TV news channel. He was the channel’s leading face for business news and policy analysis and also established the business channel NDTV Profit in 2003 where he was the managing editor.
Prior to joining Carnegie, Thukral worked as the group president of corporate branding and strategic initiatives at Essar, a $35 billion corporation. He led its marketing efforts, including strategic and digital communications for the group across the world.
Thukral has been a speaker at numerous global events including the World Economic Forum and the Milken Institute conference, as well as Indian industry summits on issues ranging from India’s economic policies, domestic politics, and the impact of new digital technologies on society.
Thukral interned in the U.S. Senate and was awarded the Eisenhower Fellowship in 2012.