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RAVI BHOOTHALINGAM

After 32 years in business and industry in India and overseas, Ravi Bhoothalingam is currently Founder and Chairman of Manas Advisory, a Consultancy practice focusing on Leadership Coaching as well as on business and cultural relations with China, Mongolia and Myanmar. He is an Honorary Fellow at the Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi.

Ravi is a B.Sc Hons in Physics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi and holds a Masters degree [M.A. Cantab] in Experimental Psychology from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University, where the renowned Sinologist and scientist Joseph Needham was Master of the College. He also holds an AMP from Harvard. Ravi Bhoothalingam serves on the Boards of Directors of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd, Hyderabad, India and Sona Koyo Steering Systems Ltd, New Delhi, India.

Ravi has traveled extensively in China and its neighbourhood, and is active in Track-II initiatives in the region. He is a member of the 4-country Joint Study Group examining the feasibility and scope of a Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) Economic Corridor. Ravi is also a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Core Group on China and sits on the Editorial Boards of China Report and World Affairs, two international journals published out of India. His interests also cover the history and practice of Confucianism, Sino-Indian business and economic ties, and adventure travel in the remote regions of China.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, London, and a member of the Court of Governors of the Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India.

 


What Chess and 'Go' Tell Us About India and China’s Strategic Thinking
19 Dec 2018

Does the game we play influence the way we think? Or does the way we think cause us to choose our preferred game?

Can we have our cake and eat it too?
31 Oct 2018
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What the trade war might offer for India-China economic engagement

China Must Slow Down and Change Lanes With the Belt and Road Initiative
20 Sep 2018

An unholy combination of unquestioning fervour of Chinese bureaucrats in implementing Xi Jinping’s BRI, poor diligence on all sides in project feasibility and allegations...

Why Does India’s ‘Act East’ Policy Not Extend to China?
03 Oct 2017

Does the wide linguistic gulf between India and China indicate that the two countries are doomed to live in a state of eternal contention?

India and China: Compete and cooperate
02 May 2017

With a change in mindset, the two countries can carry out both in tandem. Are we bold enough?

Why China matters
01 May 2017

The author explains why a Sinophobic public climate can damage our own public interest

Statecraft vs. Surgical Strikes...
05 Nov 2016

What Kautilya Tells Us About India-Pakistan Relations

One-Belt-One-Road – to Join or Not to Join?
14 Jun 2016

India has to improve its connectivity with growth markets and link into Asia’s production and supply chains.

The India-China gap
30 Apr 2016

As ties between the two countries deepen, our capabilities to manage disputes will increase.

Entering the matrix
06 Nov 2015

Seminar

The Silk Road as a global brand
24 May 2015

The joint statement issued at the conclusion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to China had one significant omission...

Modi’s Gifts from China
17 May 2015

Asian Age

Can the Chinese Speed India's Development?
09 May 2015

Will the various Silk Roads proposed by China … offer India beneficial ways to engage with China and the world?

Resources

Areas of interest

Industry, trade and management,Travel and tourism, Confucian philosophy, Chinese culture, Tibet, Mongolia, Myanmar

Experience

Current Positions
    • Honorary Fellow at the Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi.
    • Member, Joint Study Group (India) BCIM Economic Corridor
    • Founder and Chairman of Manas Advisory

     

Education
    • MA, Pshchology, Cambridge University
    • BA, Physics, St. Stephens College, Delhi University

     

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