Anand Raghuraman is a Vice President at The Asia Group and the team lead for technology and financial services clients operating in South Asia. In this capacity, he advises clients as they plan and advance strategic campaigns, navigate complex regulatory challenges, and develop highly-resonant social impact initiatives tailored to South Asian markets.
Alongside his direct support of clients, Anand works closely with The Asia Group’s leadership to help drive business development initiatives for the firm’s South Asia practice. He has played a critical role in expanding The Asia Group’s partnerships in India and expanding the firm’s thought leadership on emerging trends at the intersection of technology, geopolitics, and trade.
Anand is also a Non-Resident Fellow at the Atlantic Council South Asia Center, where he publishes commentary on Indian technology policy and contributes to new research initiatives on U.S.-India trade relations. In 2019, Anand was a Visiting Fellow in New Delhi at the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), one of India’s leading think tanks, where he spearheaded a joint research partnership between The Asia Group and ORF.
Prior to joining The Asia Group, Anand was a Scowcroft Fellow at the Aspen Strategy Group and a Fulbright grantee based in Turkey. He also brings experience from his past work at the Atlantic Council, U.S. State Department, and Sanford School of Public Policy.
Anand is a graduate of Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He is a Seattle native, an amateur backgammon player, and an avid fan of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s legendary qawwali music.