Krishen Mehta, a former PricewaterhouseCoopers partner, is now Senior Global Justice Fellow at Yale University… Krishen is Director of Tax Justice Network in London, and an Advisor to Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Program in New York.
Krishen is Chairman of SaveLife Foundation, an organization devoted to road safety in India. He and his wife are co-founders of Asia Initiatives, a non-profit organization devoted to education and social equity in South Asia. Krishen also serves as Trustee of the Social Science Foundation at the University of Denver and a Director of the Institute of Current World Affairs in Washington, DC. He is also on the Board of the Center for Public Integrity, an American nonprofit devoted to investigative journalism.
An engineer by training, Krishen has an MBA from the Daniels School at the University of Denver and is a US qualified CPA. Krishen has also served on the Asia Advisory Board of Human Rights Watch in New York, and is currently a Trustee of the HRW Foundation in Japan. Krishen is co-editor of a book, Global Tax Fairness, published by Oxford University Press in 2016, and is co editor of a book launched by Zed Publishing in November, 2020, on Tax Justice and Global Inequality.
Krishen visited Russia with the Center for Citizens Initiatives in 2019, and has had a long-term interest in US Russia relations. Two articles that he co-authored (on Three Steps to Reviving the Russian Relationship, and Is Nato Still Necessary) were published in The National Interest.