Dr. Samar Verma

Dr. Samar is the Program Officer at Ford Foundation in Technology & Society, Future of Workers and Philanthropy.
He was the Global Head of Economic Justice Policy at Oxfam, Great Britain and an Hon. lecturer at Oxford University where he taught Developmental Economics and International Trade. He was also the Senior Program Specialist at the International Development Research Centre of Canada. Prior to that he was an expert at the World Trade Organisation and he led the formulation of India’s National Textile Policy & negotiating strategy at the WTO. His work on International trade and public policy has been published by Oxford University Press and Sage. He has a Phd in Economics, an MBA and an advanced fellowship in Trade Policy from Harvard Business School.