After the MSc in Contemporary India - Some Career Paths

Students of the MSc in Contemporary India have gone on to pursue some varied and exciting career paths. Below, our alumni share useful information on their roles and provide glimpses into the day-to-day realities of their work.

South Asia Risk Analyst - Romita Das

A Risk Analyst typically provides tailored advice that helps clients manage threats arising from the political, social, operational and security environments in markets that they plan to enter, operate or exit.

A typical day involves forecasting trends that would affect clients, writing in-depth analytical pieces and preparing tailored consultation reports.

Skills required:

  • Deep knowledge and interest in the region (in this case South Asia)
  • Local language skills
  • Background in area studies, political science and / or economics (this is not a pre-requisite, but preferred)