Milestones

Collaborations

We identify key challenges or research questions, ideate with subject matter experts from all over the world, convene round table meetings, gather insights that are proprietary and provide a 360 degree perspective of a situation.

Asia

  • The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
  • The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • The National Centre for Biological Studies, Bangalore
  • Canon Institute for Global Affairs, Japan
  • CEIB, China

North America

  • Belfer Centre of Science and International Affairs, USA
  • The Harvard Kennedy School of Government, USA
  • The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • The University of Michigan, USA
  • The Centre for New American Security, USA
  • The Harvard Business School, USA
  • Centre for International Governance Innovation, Canada

Europe

  • Chatham House, UK
  • Cambridge, UK
  • Oxford, UK
  • Kings College, London
  • Institute Français des Relations Internationales, France
  • Munich Security Conference, Germany

Our Team

Our team is comprised of leading experts in government, industry and academia from all over the world who provide the highest quality analysis and recommendations on public policy issues which enables companies to protect their businesses against disruptive change.

Tobby Simon
Tobby Simon
Founder and President
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Tobby Simon

Founder and President

Tobby has over thirty years of multi-disciplinary expertise in health care, pandemics, cyber security, aerospace, energy, supply chain risk management and strategic consulting. He has been an advisor to a number of international organizations including medicines sans frontier (nobel prize 2000), the world health organization, aedes the european union and the world congress on information and communication technology.

Tobby is a commissioner to the global commission on internet governance and a member of the tri lateral commission. His report on the deep and the dark web, co-authored with hon sec michael chertoff, the former us home land security chief was awarded as the 12th best policy report to governments by a think tank in 2016. He served for a number of years on the advisory board of the centre of new american security, the international council of the belfer centre for science and international affairs at the john f kennedy school of government at harvard university and the harris school of public policy at the university of chicago.

Tobby is a university topper and a special invitee of the indian prime minister in 1998. He has a post graduate degree in management, a graduate of the harvard business school and a research associate at the massachusetts institute of technology.

Sambratha Shetty
Sambratha Shetty
Chief Operating Officer
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Sambratha Shetty

Chief Operating Officer

Sambratha is an Engineer with Masters in Science from the University of Greenwich, UK. At Synergia, she heads the Pharma and affordable healthcare research. Previously, she has worked with the National Health Services, UK. Sambratha also works both in areas of traditional and non-traditional security including Public Health Care, Women Security, International Affairs & Strategic Technologies.

Maj. Gen. Ajay Sah
Maj. Gen. Ajay Sah
Chief Information Officer
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Maj. Gen. Ajay Sah

Chief Information Officer

Major general ajay sah sm, vsm (retired) is an infantry officer with extensive service in counter- insurgency operations and united nations peacekeeping.

Maj. Gen. Moni Chandi
Maj. Gen. Moni Chandi
Chief Strategic Officer
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Maj. Gen. Moni Chandi

Chief Strategic Officer

Moni is a retired indian army officer, who brings to the foundation skills of a soldier, an engineer, a counterterrorist commando, a un peacekeeper and a security professional. A former major general and inspector general of the elite national security guard, he is an enthusiastic analyst, an articulate speaker and a prolific writer.

Air Marshal Anil Khosla
Air Marshal Anil Khosla
Strategic Advisors
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Air Marshal Anil Khosla

Strategic Advisors

Air marshal anil khosla (retd) pvsm avsm vm, is the former vice chief of indian air force. He retired from the iaf after four decades of service. He has more than 4000 hours of accident-free flying on a fighter aircraft. Experienced in all the roles of air force, he specialises in maritime role. He has also worked extensively with the navy and army. He has dealt with various ministries, paramilitary, dpsus, drdo and institutions. He holds two mphil degrees and has vast instructional experience. He is currently pursuing a phd on china and is doing research on defense and strategic matters.

Srinivasan Dwarakanath
Srinivasan Dwarakanath
Strategic Advisor
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Srinivasan Dwarakanath

Strategic Advisor

Dwarakanath is the former ceo & md, airbus india operations. He was earlier a part of the airbus strategy team and was heading international cooperation activities in asia-pacific & middle-east. He was responsible for developing and help implementing international cooperation strategy including industrial development for airbus in this region.

Patrick Mendis
Patrick Mendis
Senior Non-Resident Fellow
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Patrick Mendis

Senior Non-Resident Fellow

Mendis is a former commissioner to the national commission for unsco at the department of state. He is also a senior american diplomat who has held multiple positions in the us departments of agriculture, defence, energy and state. He has also served as the taiwan fellow for the ministry of foreign affairs in the republic of china.

Gifty Immanuel
Gifty Immanuel
Chief Medical Officer
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Gifty Immanuel

Chief Medical Officer

Sangeeth Varghese
Sangeeth Varghese
Research Advisor
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Sangeeth Varghese

Research Advisor

Sangeeth is a globally acknowledged management thinker, MSc from London School of Economics and leadership & public policy course from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is a personal advisor for 3 prime ministers of the world. Varghese is an ambassador for the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, he has consulted for nations from Africa and Asia, institutions like UNO, World Bank, ADB and Fortune 500 corporations like Microsoft, Intel, Unilever, and Coca-Cola.

Mary Kavita Dominic
Mary Kavita Dominic
Policy Research Associate
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Mary Kavita Dominic

Policy Research Associate

Kavita is a postgraduate from the University of Oxford, with specialisations in law (BCL) and South Asian Studies (MSc.). She was a recipient of the Rhodes scholarship in 2017.

Tanya Vatsa
Tanya Vatsa
Policy Research Associate
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Tanya Vatsa

Policy Research Associate

Tanya is a geopolitical analyst with a background in litigation. She has pursued BA/LLB (Hons.) from National Law University, Lucknow.

Raghav Nair
Raghav Nair
Policy Research Associate
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Raghav Nair

Policy Research Associate

Raghav is a postgraduate from king's college london, with a specialisation in public policy. Raghav graduated his undergrad with a triple major in economics, political science and sociology. At synergia, raghav works as a policy researcher and focuses on technology policy.

Manasa S Murthy
Manasa S Murthy
Policy Research Associate
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Manasa S Murthy

Policy Research Associate

Manasa, a journalism graduate from xavier institute of communications, mumbai, is interested in studying geopolitics, international relations, and climate-related issues. She has completed her bachelor of arts with a triple major in history, economics and political science. Having previously worked at ramaiah hospitals, bangalore doing corporate communications, she is now pursuing her interest in academia.

Shwetha K
Shwetha K
Finance Executive
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Shwetha K

Finance Executive

Shweta is a postgraduate with specialization in finance.

Mohandas PK
Mohandas PK
Administrator
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Mohandas PK

Administrator

Mohandas PK retired from the Indian Army after successful completion of 28 years meritorious service. He worked as a Junior Commissioned Officer in various Army Formations including Army Headquarters and many Military Engineering Service Establishments. His outstanding performance at Indian Army awarded him the meritorious service award of Honorary Lieutenant from the President of India. After retirement, he joined Synergia Foundation as an Administrator considering his vast knowledge of Administration at various level.

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