Sanjaya Baru is a policy analyst, academic, writer, and columnist. He was media adviser to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh; Member, National Security Advisory Board; Director, Geo-Economics and Strategy, International Institute of Strategic Studies, London; Secretary General, FICCI; and Editor, Economic Times, Financial Express, and Business Standard. His books include 1991: How P.V. Narasimha Rao Made History (2016) and The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh (2014). He has taught at the University of Hyderabad; JNU, New Delhi; and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore, and currently teaches at the Indian School of Public Policy, New Delhi.