Atul Singh


Atul Singh, Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief of Fair Observer

Atul Singh is the Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief of Fair Observer, a US-based nonprofit that informs and educates global citizens of today and tomorrow. John Bruton, the former Irish Prime Minister who began the Northern Irish Peace Process, is an adviser. Singh teaches global political economy at the University of California, Berkeley and at the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar where he also teaches modern world history.

Fair Observer publishes a journal recognized by the US Library of Congress (ISSN 2372-9112) that examines the deeper issues behind the news, provides context and brings together perspectives from around the world. Already, it has more than 1,700 contributors from over 50 countries. Fair Observer also runs education and training programs for students, young professionals and business executives around the world on subjects like journalism, geopolitics, the global economy, diversity and more.

Singh studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford on the Radhakrishnan Scholarship and did an MBA with a triple major in finance, strategy and entrepreneurship at the Wharton School. He worked as a corporate lawyer in London for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, whose clients include the Bank of England. Singh served in the border states of Nagaland and Kashmir as an elite officer. In 2013, the US government awarded Singh a green card for extraordinary ability in foreign policy and international affairs. He writes The World This Week and is read at places like the White House, the World Bank and Wall Street. Singh has spoken at Harvard, the UN and Google.