Soumya Chaturvedi is serving as a Senior Research Fellow at India Foundation. Her research interests include non-traditional security challenges, geopolitics and geoeconomics of developments in Afghanistan, Gulf region and West Asia, and she actively engages on related issues through publications and presentations. She leads the organization’s dialogue and research collaborations with partners in the Gulf and West Asian region. She also curated the India Foundation Jammu & Kashmir Security Tracker. Previously, she has worked as a Consultant with the G20 Secretariat of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, where she was responsible for researching on possible priorities for India's G20 Presidency, India's position on Indonesia's G20 priorities and analysing the Russia-Ukraine situation within the G20 meetings. A lawyer by education, she holds a postgraduate degree in International Relations from India and a specialization in Asia Pacific Security from the United Kingdom.