Dr Anjali Taneja

Senior Policy Specialist

Dr Anjali Taneja is Senior Policy Specialist at CSTEP, leading interdisciplinary research and cross-sectoral initiatives.


She holds a doctorate in International Studies with a focus on policy research and development from Jawaharlal Nehru University. She has completed her Master's and Bachelor's in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University and Delhi University, respectively. 


Prior to joining CSTEP, she worked as an Associate Director and Founder Member of Science Policy Initiatives in the Office of Research and Development at Ashoka University. She has also worked with the Government of India, UNDP, and national industry chambers of commerce like CII and FICCI over the last 14 years on multiple projects both in India and abroad. Her core expertise is in evidence-based research and effective policy enablement.


Her areas of research interest include artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, climate change and energy, healthcare, higher education, human capital development, and economic growth.