Editor, The Indian Weekender
Sandeep has an academic background in International Politics, with MA from University of Otago and Deakin University. His expertise is on the rise of India, India's maritime power in the Indo-Pacific region, Indian foreign-security policy and the Indian diaspora in New Zealand. His current role as the editor in an Auckland based Indian community's largest English language weekly newspaper - The Indian Weekender - gives him a privileged insight into the political, social and cultural aspirations of the Indian diaspora in NZ. He writes commentaries among other things on the prospects of Indo-NZ bilateral relations, including FTA.