Gabo Arora, Honorary Advisor
Gabo Arora is a development economist with over 13 years of experience in advocacy, programming and policy related to emerging markets, human rights, education, post-conflict and emergency relief, with a strong focus on partnerships and coordinating multi-stakeholder projects. He is currently based at UN Headquarters in New York as a Senior Advisor for Policy and Partnerships for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Advocacy Group for the Millennium Development Goals – an eminent group of development professionals from the private sector, academia and civil society. Fluent in numerous Indian and Romance Languages, he also holds honors degrees in Philosophy, Economics and International Relations from New York University, Johns Hopkins University and The Bologna Center in Italy. He was recently nominated by Francis Fukuyama and elected, in June 2013, by the Board of Directors of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) as a five-year Term Member.