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PRB Welcomes Nihal D. Chauhan to Its Board of Trustees

April 25, 2024—PRB today announced Nihal D. Chauhan as a new member of its Board of Trustees.

Chauhan leads the policy partnership for Google’s Government Affairs and Public Policy team in India, spearheading efforts to partner with and help India’s government leverage technology to meaningfully impact citizens’ lives. With over 14 years of experience in international business development, strategy and policy, Chauhan has worked to advance knowledge and solutions in areas such as technology, security, governance and public leadership.

“I am excited to welcome Nihal to PRB’s Board of Trustees. His expertise in fostering collaboration and innovation will support PRB’s current activities as well as facilitate the growth of new initiatives. His unique talents will be an asset to the Board,” said Jennifer Madans, Chair of PRB’s Board of Trustees.

Previously, Chauhan worked closely with the Chairman of the Tata Group, India’s largest business conglomerate, where he led business development, policy, and strategy initiatives. He also served as Chief of Staff to Dr. S. Jaishankar, former Group President of Tata Sons and India’s current Minister of External Affairs; and as a consultant with The Cohen Group, a Washington, D.C.-based strategic advisory and business consulting firm.

Chauhan is a Fellow of the International Strategy Forum, which aims to forge an interdisciplinary network of rising leaders to strengthen progress and security amid technological innovation and a changing world order. He is also a David Rockefeller Fellow, appointed by the Trilateral Commission in recognition of his contributions to commerce and international affairs.

“Nihal’s international experience and track record building partnerships align with PRB’s approach to developing relationships based on trust and respect,” said PRB President and CEO Jeff Jordan. “His focus on technology and innovation brings valuable perspective to the organization as we foster new ideas and ways of working in a changing world.”

Chauhan received his master’s degree in international business relations and Asia Pacific regional studies from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He completed his bachelor’s degree in international marketing and corporate strategy at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan.


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