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  • March 18 - 22, 2024
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Deepa Kumar

S&P Global

Associate Director, Asia-Pacific Country Risk, SPGi MI

Deepa Kumar is an Associate Director of Asia-Pacific Country Risk in the Global Intelligence and Analytics team at S&P Global Market Intelligence. She currently leads assessment for India, Myanmar, and geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific. In her role, Deepa delivers thought leadership and analysis on a range of topics including India’s emerging geopolitical strategy, risk of conflict in Asia-Pacific, dynamics impacting regional supply chains, the future of technology governance, and the increasing importance of national security in regional trade and energy transition. Deepa has a background in Indian parliamentary research and was previously an entrepreneur whose organisation in New Delhi focused on increasing citizen engagement with political representatives. Deepa holds a Master’s in Public Policy from the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, and a Bachelor’s in Political Science from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

Sessions With Deepa Kumar

Wednesday, 8 March

  • 07:15am - 08:20am (CST) / 08/mar/2023 01:15 pm - 08/mar/2023 02:20 pm

    Securing Energy for India's Economic Growth

    Gas & LNG
    India is experiencing a period of rapid growth on the path to being the world’s third largest economy within the next 10–15 years. All forms of energy will be needed to provide a basis for growth that is market based and climate sensitive. With critical choices needed on the nature of solutions by sector, there will be trade-offs, both short- and long term, of policy objectives that are key at a varying pace and during certain periods based on external realities, including geopolitics of global energy systems. Given geopolitics is a key factor in the global energy transition, 2023 is a critical year with India taking on the leadership of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies. Lead roles in these key global groups represents India’s role in shaping its own current and future role in the global economy and influencing the role of other emerging markets that have similar economic and energy issues.