Shivnath Thukral is presently the Managing Director of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace of the India centre, a foreign Policy Think tank with global centres. Shivnath was previously the Group president, Corporate Branding and Strategic Initiatives at Essar. He was earlier the Group Business Editor, NDTV and won accolades as a journalist. He was voted the Best Business Anchor In India by News Television Awards. Thukral is an award winning journalist with 14 years of experience as a journalist and popular moderator. Thukral has over the years established excellent contacts with the top managements of India Inc, economic policy makers, and regulators and ensures the presence of the top faces and their crucial moves in his news reporting.
Shivnath Thukral is one of the most trusted faces in Indian business journalism. He got married to the dedicated journalist, Shaili Chopra. She is the leading female Indian business journalist, who has nearly 12 years experience in the field of television anchoring, reporting and writing columns. The couple has reported live from outside the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai during the terror attacks of 26/11. Later NDTV has launched a series Ideas For Change, which Shaili is associated with.