Aaditya Dave is a Research Analyst focusing on South Asia in the International Security Studies department at the Royal United Services Institute.
His research interests include South Asian foreign policy, regional security and strategic dynamics, Chinese engagement with South Asia and conflict resolution and reconciliation.
Prior to joining RUSI, Aaditya worked using open-source intelligence to identify specific hotspots for militant activity in South Asia for both private and public sector clients.
He has completed an MA in Conflict, Security and Development from King’s College London, where his dissertation examined the Indian government’s response to the Maoist insurgency in Central India.
This programme focuses on the maritime-centric region spanning the Indian and Pacific Oceans as the central arena of competition and cooperation between global and regional powers.