Manish Thakur – Director, US-India Security
Mr. Manish Thakur is a Strategic Advisor at USINPAC working on issues related to security between the U.S. and the Indian subcontinent. He has gained a distinct perspective on global security issues via his interactions and dealings with the government, military, education, and corporate.
Mr. Thakur has spent much of the past 20 years working on issues in international finance and real estate. He worked in various roles in financial services firms such as Merrill Lynch, SG Cowen Securities, and HSBC. There he worked on corporate finance issues in Indonesia, Thailand, Russia, Mexico, India, Australia, Britain, and the US. He was also the Chief Financial Officer of a global communications venture backed by Boeing. He was also the Managing Partner of Hudson Fairfax Group, a New York-based investment firm focusing in India.
Mr. Chauhan holds a BE in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA and MS in Information Systems.
Mr. Thakur holds a B.Sc. (Honors) in Economics from the University of London and an MBA in Finance from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business in New York.