Anand Raghuraman is a Senior Associate at The Asia Group, where he advises clients as they develop and expand their business strategies across South Asia. Anand primarily works with clients operating in the internet, e-commerce, social media, fintech, financial services, and insurance sectors. Using his deep regional and sectoral expertise, Anand helps Silicon Valley blue-chips and Fortune 500 clients navigate India’s complex policy environment, advance tailored market expansion strategies, and develop high-impact corporate citizenship initiatives.
Throughout his time at The Asia Group, Anand has played a critical role in expanding the firm’s partnerships in India. In 2019, he worked concurrently in New Delhi as a Visiting Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, one of India’s leading think tanks. In this capacity, he helped operationalize a joint research partnership between The Asia Group and the Observer Research Foundation, examining critical topics in U.S.-India defense relations and cooperation in cyberspace.
Prior to joining The Asia Group, Anand was a Brent Scowcroft Award Fellow at the Aspen Strategy Group, where he supported the planning and execution of the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, Aspen Strategy Group Summer Workshop, and the inaugural Aspen European Strategy Group Dialogue. He also provided speechwriting and business development support to the Aspen Ministers Forum.
Previously, Anand was a Fulbright ETA grantee in Turkey, where he served as an English lecturer at Afyon Kocatepe University. He also brings experience from his work at the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center, the State Department’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, and the Sanford School of Public Policy.
Anand graduated summa cum laude from Duke University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Economics. He is proficient in Tamil and conversational in Turkish.