Radhika Dhawan Puri

Radhika Dhawan Puri is a writer with an undergraduate Economics degree and a Masters in Public Administration from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. An award-winning business journalist she focused on evolution of Indian business groups, Internet and telecommunications privatization policy in the early part of her career.

She has spent the past few years working with research centres such as the Institute of Water Policy (IWP) and the Centre for Asia and Globalisation (CAG) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, in a combination of research, writing and administrative roles.

While at the IWP, she has also served as Managing Editor of Water Resources & Rural Development that was launched by Elsevier in 2012, where her responsibilities included developing a marketing campaign for the new journal by contacting many scholars across an array of disciplines, promoting special issues and seeking manuscripts for consideration.

Given her deep and nuanced understanding of political and social affairs of the region, she now creates, researches and edits content related to business, government affairs and policy. Some clients she has written for include the World Bank (Indonesia), Economic Development Board, the Boston Consulting Group and the National Population Talent Division.

Radhika is also a children’s author. Her first novel was published in Singapore in 2013 and the second in May 2016.