Rupak Chattopadhyay

Rupak Chattopadhyay President and CEO

President and CEO, Forum of Federations

Rupak Chattopadhyay [President and CEO] holds master's degrees in economics and political science from the University of Ottawa and the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) and did his doctoral work in political science at the University of Toronto. He was previously Director of Asia-Pacific Programs and Senior Director of Global Programs. He was also a member of the Consultative Group on the Study of Intergovernmental Relations and Dispute Resolution Mechanisms, Inter-State Council, Government of India. In 2004 he was Advisor to the Chairman of the Observer Research Foundation. Over the last decade he has contributed as an expert in support of political and constitutional reforms in Mexico, Myanmar, Philippines, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tunisia and Yemen. His edited/co-edited collections include, "Unity in Diversity: Learning from Each Other" (Viva Books 2008), "Dialogues on Diversity and Unity in Federal Countries" (MQUP 2009), "Finance and Governance of Capital Cities in Federal System”, (MQUP 2009) and ‘Governance and Finance of Metropolitan Area in Federal Countries” (OUP 2013).

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