Hoveyda Abbas is Joint Advisor, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). He earned his MA and MPhil degrees in Political Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, and was Junior Research Fellow of the University Grants Commission from 1995 to 1997. He joined the Civil Services (Indian Audit and Accounts Service) in 1997.
Ranjay Kumar is a freelance consultant in career and education for higher and competitive studies. He earned his MA and MPhil degrees in Political and Soviet Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University.